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November 2017

November 2017 Distinguished Speaker – Col (ret’d) John Boileau – “City’s Saviours: The Military Response to the Halifax Explosion”

November 15, 2017 @ 11:30 - 13:30
Royal Artillery Park Officers’ Mess, 1575 Queen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2H9 Canada
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Colonel (retired) John Boileau, well known Halifax writer and member of RUSI(NS), will be the Institute's November Distinguished Speaker, giving an illustrated presentation entitled "City’s Saviours: The Military Response to the Halifax Explosion." When the Belgian relief ship Imo collided in the Narrows of Halifax Harbour with the munitions-laden Mont-Blanc at about 08:45 on the morning of December 6, 1917, it started a fire that eventually resulted in an earth-shattering explosion at 09:04:35, perhaps the largest man-made, non-nuclear explosion in…

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January 2018

Distinguished Speaker January 2018

January 10 @ 11:30 - 13:30
Royal Artillery Park Officers’ Mess, 1575 Queen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2H9 Canada
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to be announced

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February 2018

Distinguished Speakers February 2018

February 21 @ 11:30 - 13:30
Royal Artillery Park Officers’ Mess, 1575 Queen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2H9 Canada
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"Information is the new oil."  And, as we all know from the news, there's lot going on, a lot of conflict, in the public information domain.  In some respects, it's the front line now. The Royal United Services Institute of Nova Scotia is pleased to host presentations by four Senior Public Affairs Officers (PA): Major James Simiana, National Defence Public Affairs Officer Atlantic; Lieutenant-Commander Jordan Holder, Maritime Forces Atlantic; Lieutenant-Commander Kelly Williamson, 5th Canadian Division; and Major Amber Bineau, Joint…

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March 2018

Distinguished Speaker March 2018

March 14 @ 11:30 - 13:30
Royal Artillery Park Officers’ Mess, 1575 Queen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2H9 Canada
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Canada Border Services Agency speaker.  Details to be announced.

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April 2018

Distinguished Speaker April 2018

April 18 @ 17:00 - 19:00
RCMP ‘H” Divsion Headquarters, 80 Garland Avenue
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 0J8 Canada
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RCMP speaker.  This is a by-invitation-only event.  RUSI(NS) members wishing to attend are to email the Institute.  

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