Canada’s New “Peace Operations” in Africa


  • J. G. Gilmour University of Calgary

Author Biography

J. G. Gilmour, University of Calgary

Jeff Gilmour served in the RCN and Naval Reserves for over thirteen years on destroyers and HMCS Bonaventure, attaining the rank of LCDR.

He graduated from Dalhousie Law School in 1978 and spent over twenty years as a lawyer and senior manager in the Northwest Territories.

In 1989/90 he attended the National Defence College in Kingston, Ontario.

Since 2012 he has been a Foundation member of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport Rhode Island.

From 1998 until 2007 Mr. Gilmour was a Research Associate with the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies and for the past fifteen years he has been a Research Associate with the Arctic Institute of North America (AINA).  Both of these organizations are affiliated with the University of Calgary.

Since 2005 he has served as the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Mali in Alberta.