Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
National Security and Defence
First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16
Chair: The Honourable DANIEL LANG
Monday, December 12, 2016
Issue No. 10
Examine and report on Canada's national security and defence policies, practices, circumstances and capabilities
Study on issues related to the Defence Policy Review presently being undertaken by the government
Privy Council Office:
Daniel Jean, National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister.
Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer:
Jean-Denis Fréchette, Parliamentary Budget Officer;
Mostafa Askari, Assistant Parliamentary Budget Officer;
Jason Jacques, Director, Economic and Fiscal Analysis;
Peter Weltman, Senior Director, Costing and Program Analysis.
National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces:
Brigadier-General Michael Nixon, Commander, Joint Task Force North (by video conference);
Lieutenant-Colonel Luis Carvallo, Commanding Officer, 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (by video conference).
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Honourable Daniel Lang, Chair
The Honourable Mobina S. B. Jaffer, Deputy Chair
The Honourable Senators:
Beyak, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Dagenais, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Kenny, Lankin, P.C., Meredith, Oh, White
*Ex officio members
Changes in membership of the committee:
Pursuant to rule 12-5 and the order of the Senate of December 7, 2016, membership of the committee was amended as follows:
The Honourable Senator Oh replaced the Honourable Senator Carignan, P.C. (December 12, 2016).
The Honourable Senator Lankin, P.C., replaced the Honourable Senator McCoy (December 8, 2016).