For the Canadian Forces, you may be the target
Military-watchers have been wondering what Canada’s top general meant when he talked about “the weaponization of public affairs” back in 2015. Now we know.
In the military’s lingo, “public affairs” means public relations, or as some might describe it, “propaganda.”
“The weaponization of public affairs”
General Jonathan Vance
David Pugliese, winner of three National Newspaper Awards and Canada’s top journalist on the Canadian military, uncovered secret operations where the military practiced using information warfare against the Canadian public.
Frankly, the story is so bizarre – it’s difficult to fathom until you hear it for yourself.
CBC’s daily podcast “Front Burner” talked to the Ottawa Citizen’s David Pugliese about the Canadian military’s dark operation against the Canadian public, and why the Trudeau government had to shut it down.