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Snapshots from “Canada’s Defence Perspectives 2020-2050: Recapitalization and the Canadian Forces” conference on March 29-30, 2016

The Mackenzie Institute’s conference on “Canada’s Defence Perspectives 2020-2050: Recapitalization and the Canadian Forces” took place on March 29-30, 2016 at the Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa. Thank you to everyone who came out and made the event a success. To read more on Canada’s defence perspectives, be sure to download your free copy of Security Matters magazine here.

More photos from the event can be found below:

The Hon. Hugh Segal discusses “Canada’s Defence Posture: Past and Present” at his keynote address on March 29th.
Panel 1: “An Assessment of Global Threats” with Stephen Burt (Assistant Chief of Defence Intelligence, Canadian Force Intelligence Command), Captain (N) Christophe Balducchi (Defence Attaché, French Embassy in Ottawa), and Dr. Thomas Juneau (Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa).
Cocktail Reception
Conference Co-Chairs, The Hon. David Pratt and MGen (Ret’d) David Fraser
Army Commander, LGen Marquis Hainse on “The Canadian Army in Evolution”
The Central Band of the Canadian Armed Forces String Ensemble
Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, delivers his keynote speech on March 30th titled, “Getting It Right: The Reality of Requirements and the Opportunity for Innovation in Building the Future RCN”.

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