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

Tenth meeting:

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


Thirteenth meeting:

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).


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

(Quorum 4)

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).


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