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Canada's talking heads: (media's defense experts).

ADDY, CLIVE J., MGEN (ret'd)

Career serviceman. Former Armoured Corps Officer and currently the National Secretary of the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires and National Vice-Chairman of the Conference of Defence Associations of Canada.

BELL, ALLAN

Career serviceman. With experience as a Commando Officer with the British SAS, Bell is now the President of Globe Risk Securities

BLAND, DOUG, LCOL (ret'd)

Career serviceman. Following his 30 years of service in the Canadian Armed Forces, Bland is now the Chair of Defence Management Studies, a Queens University professor and author of many defence-related books.

CAIRNS, PETER, VADM, (ret'd)

Career serviceman. Having served as the Vice-Chair of Defence staff during the Somalia scandal, Cairns is now the President of the Canadian Shipbuilding Association.

CHADDERTON, CLIFF

Veteran's advocate. A World War II Veteran himself. Chadderton is the President of the War Amps and the National Council of Veterans Affairs (NCVA). He is regarded as Canada's unofficial `Voice of the Veterans' given his life-long dedication to the cause.

CHARTERS, DAVID

Academic. University of New Brunswick Centre for Conflict Studies.

CRICKARD, FRED, RADM (ret'd)

Career serviceman. A former senior naval officer, Crickard is currently on staff at Dalhousie University.

DRAPEAU, MICHEL, COL (ret'd)

Career soldier. Presently a lawyer, Drapeau has proven to be the most voracious of DND's critics: A bilingual multi-media threat.

FARRELLY, ROBERT

Academic. As a director / researcher with the Royal Canadian Military Institute, Farrelly has become a specialist in a variety of issues.

FERGUSSON, JIM

Academic. Author of a number of books on arms control and weapons proliferation and currently the Deputy director at the Centre for Defence and Security Studies, University of Manitoba.

HANSON, JIM, BGEN (ret'd)

Career serviceman. Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies. One year Infantry Militia, Former CO of 4 Service Battalion, Honourary Lt. Col. Of 25 (Toronto) Service Battalion, Commander CFB Borden.

HARRIS, DAVID

Ex-spy. Former CSIS agent. President of Insignis.

HAYDON, PETER

Career serviceman. Former naval officer, Haydon is presently employed at Dalhousie University.

HENRY, SEAN, COL (ret'd)

Career serviceman. Lobbyist with the Conference of Defence Associations, Henry has recently shown a renewed `independence' in his commentary.

JURKOWSKI, DAVID, BGEN (RET'D)

Career serviceman.

MACDONALD, BRIAN, COL

Career serviceman. Military analyst affiliated with the Royal Canadian Military Institute, President of the Atlantic Council of Canada, author of the book `Military Spending in Developing Countries'.

MACKENZIE, LEWIS, MGEN

Career serviceman. Canada's most renowned peacekeeper, currently listed with the Lavin Agency as a commentator and public speaker.

MILBERRY, LARRY

Aviation expert. As Canada's most prolific aviation author, Milberry is possibly the nation's foremost expert on military aircraft and the airforce. SPECIALTIES: Aviation, airforce.

PELLERIN, ALAIN

Career serviceman. Conference of Defence Associations.

ROBINSON, SHIRLEY, LCOL, (ret'd)

Career servicewoman. Robinson formed Association for Women's Equality in the Canadian Forces. Thirty years in Canadian Armed Forces.

RUDD, DAVID

Academic. Presently the executive director at the Toronto-based Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies and editor of the `Canadian Strategic Forecast', the Institute's annual assessment of strategic issues facing Canada.

SHADWICK, MARTIN

Academic. At York University in the Defence Studies program.

SOKOLSKY, JOEL

Academic. At the Royal Military College as Head of War Studies and Prof. of Political Science and Dean of Arts.

THOMPSON, JOHN

Analyst director. Currently at The Mackenzie Institute (where he has spent the last ten years), Thompson is a service brat. He spent 13 years in the Canadian Reserves and was a former intelligence officer and researcher with the Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies.

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