Our North, Strong and Free? Canada’s Defence Policy Update is here

Last week, Defence Minister Bill Blair revealed a long-awaited update to Canada’s defence policy, titled “Our North, Strong and Free.” The new policy outlines an additional $8.1 billion in defence spending and pledges a total of $73 billion in defence investment over the next two decades. In this episode of the Expert Series, CDA Institute Executive Director Youri Cormier discusses the implications of the update for Canadians and the CAF with former Ambassador to NATO Kerry Buck, Vincent Rigby, former National Security and Intelligence Advisor to the Prime Minister, Gord Venner, former Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Defence, and Vice Admiral Darren Hawco, Canada’s former Military Representative to NATO and Chief of Force Development.

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