Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Foreign Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98-99

Chair: The Honourable JOHN B. STEWART

Tuesday, May 4, 1999

Issue No. 35

Second Meeting on:

The ramifications to Canada: 1. of the changed mandate of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Canada's role in NATO since the demise of the Warsaw Pact, the end of the Cold War and the recent addition to membership in NATO of Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic; and

2. of peacekeeping, with particular reference to Canada's ability to participate in it under the auspices of any international body of which Canada is a member.


From the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade:

Mr. Paul Meyer, Director General, International Security Bureau;

Charles Court, Deputy Director, IDR division, North American and Euro-Atlantic Security and Defence Relations, NATO NORAD Section;

Patrick Wittmann, Deputy Director, UN Security Council Affairs Section.

From the Department of National Defence:

Rear-Admiral Bruce MacLean, Director General, International Security Policy;

Lieutenant Colonel Don Craig, Directorate of NATO Policy.


The Honourable John B. Stewart, Chair

The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

Bolduc, Carney, P.C., Corbin, De Bané, P.C., Di Nino, Grafstein, * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Losier-Cool, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Robertson, Stollery, Whelan, P.C.

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

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