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How National Security Works

How National Security Works

Curious about national security? At this special event, presented in partnership with National Defence, guest speakers from five different organizations—leaders and experts who safeguard the interests of Canada and Canadians—will present a behind-the-scenes look at this fascinating and important field.

Participants will hear about who does what in the national security community and the special challenges of national security practitioners. This event will help learners understand the complex issues involved in keeping Canada safe.

Event information

Date and Time:
October 26, 2015 | 1:30 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. (EDT)

Richard Fadden, National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, Privy Council Office

David Vigneault, Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Security and Intelligence, Privy Council Office

Ritu Banerjee, Acting Senior Director, National Security Policy, Public Safety Canada

Brigadier-General Todd Balfe, Director General, Air Readiness, National Defence

Jamie Tomlinson, Director General, Communications, Public Safety Canada

Elizabeth Eid, Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Justice Canada

Dr. Alan Okros, Professor, Canadian Forces College

Jill Sinclair, Executive Director, External Engagement and Partnerships, National Defence


Available across Canada by webcast

Collaboration Lounge, Académie De-La-Salle, 373 Sussex Drive (second entrance on Guigues Avenue), Ottawa, Ontario

This activity has been designed for all federal public servants.


Véronique Cloutier
Event Administrator

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