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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Security and Defence

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable DANIEL LANG


Monday, June 20, 2016
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Issue No. 6

Fourth meeting:
Study on issues related to the Defence Policy Review presently being undertaken by the government

Third (final) meeting:
Bill S-205, An Act to amend the Canada Border Services Agency Act (Inspector General of the Canada Border Services Agency) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

INCLUDING:
THE FIFTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Special Study Budget: study on issues related to the Defence Policy Review presently being undertaken by the government)

and

THE SIXTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill S-205, An Act to amend the Canada Border Services Agency Act (Inspector General of the Canada Border Services Agency) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, with amendment)


WITNESSES

Monday, June 20, 2016

Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute:

Colin Robertson, Vice-President, and Fellow, School of Public Policy, University of Calgary.

As an individual:

Elinor Sloan, Professor of International Relations, Department of Political Science, Carleton University.

Embassy of Sweden to Canada:

H.E. Per Sjögren, Ambassador.

Conference of Defence Associations Institute:

Major General (Ret'd) Daniel Gosselin, Chair of the Board.

As individuals:

Colonel (Ret'd) Charles Davies;

Colonel (Ret'd) Michael P. Cessford.

Conference of Defence Associations:

Vice-Admiral (Ret'd) Denis Rouleau, Chair;

Tony Battista, CEO.

As individuals:

          Brigadier-General (Ret'd) Jim Cox;

Dan Ross, Former Assistant Deputy Minister (Materiel), National Defence;

Major-General (Ret'd) James R. Ferron, Vice-President, Capability Development, Carillion Canada Inc.;

Vice-Admiral (Ret'd) Glenn Davidson, Former Ambassador of Canada to Syria and Afghanistan.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Daniel Lang, Chair

The Honourable Mobina S. B. Jaffer, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

        Beyak, Carignan, P.C., *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Dagenais, Day, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), McCoy, Meredith, White

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Day replaced the Honourable Senator Kenny (June 22, 2016).

The Honourable Senator Cowan was removed from the membership of the committee, substitution pending (June 14, 2016).