Creating a Big Bang:
Unpacking Canada's New Defence Policy: The Path to Strong, Secure, Engaged
October 4th, 2017
Chateau Laurier, Ottawa
This spring the Trudeau government released Strong Secure Engaged Canada’s new defence policy. The Canadian Global Affairs Institute is hosting a one-day conference in Ottawa to examine some of the major changes resulting from this new policy with experts from the Government of Canada and non-governmental stakeholders. The conference focused on the changes proposed to the defence of Canada and North America, the new 20-year defence funding plan, Canada’s new defence capabilities and the creation of an innovative defence sector.
(Pictures and conference report coming soon.)
These dinners feature world-renowned subject matter experts speaking on issues such as diplomacy, security, energy, and other matters pertaining to global affairs. Attendees are also given the opportunity to ask questions of the speaker as a matter of encouraging additional exploration and debate of the evening's topic.
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