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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Security and Defence

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14

Chair: The Honourable DANIEL LANG

Monday, January 27, 2014
Monday, February 3, 2014

Issue No. 2

Third and fourth meetings on:

Canada's national security and defence policies, practices, circumstances and capabilities


Monday, January 27, 2014

National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces:

Brigadier-General Jean-Marc Lanthier, Commander 2nd Canadian Division (Montreal);

Brigadier-General Omer Lavoie, Commander 4th Canadian Division (Toronto).

Monday, February 3, 2014

Privy Council Office:

Stephen Rigby, National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister;

David Vigneault, Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Security and Intelligence.

Canadian Security Intelligence Services (CSIS):

Michel Coulombe, Director.

Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC):

John Forster, Chief.

National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces:

Jill Sinclair, Assistant Deputy Minister (Policy).


The Honourable Daniel Lang, Chair

The Honourable Roméo Antonius Dallaire, Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

*Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), *Cowan (or Fraser), Dagenais, Day, Mitchell, Nolin, Segal, Wells, White

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)