The Globe and Mail, in an editorial, datelined 2 Apr 19, almost a month ago, said “Handguns are designed to be concealable and deadly. They are semi-automatics; shooters can fire a round with each pull of the trigger without having to manually recock their weapon. They can be legally purchased in Canada with a nine-roundContinue reading “Nonsense”

Thinking About Defence (for a third time)

When most of us do most of our thinking about our national defences we tend to do it in terms of numbers: so many sailors, soldiers and air force members, so much money in the budget, this or that many ships, tanks and airplanes, and so on … … indeed, when Vice Admiral Norman andContinue reading “Thinking About Defence (for a third time)”