Minister of National Defence the Hon. Harjit Sajjan MP headlines Before the Bell program discussion.
Before the Bell host Catherine Clark and special guest co-host David Akin, announce the guest lineup for the next program on National Defence in Canada. The show is Tuesday, May 28 at 8:00 am at the National Arts Centre.
Catherine and David’s guests on Before the Bell include: Hon. Harjit Sajjan MP (Vancouver South), minister of national defence, Christyn Cianfarani, president and CEO Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries, Jennifer Stewart, president and founder of Syntax Strategic, Mark Halinaty president and CEO of Thales Canada, Elinor Sloan, professor of international relations at Carleton University and board member of Canadian Defence Associations Institute, Sarah Goldfeder principal Earnscliffe Strategy Group, and Chris Pogue, president of MDA Government.
Finally, David Coletto CEO of Abacus Data will discuss latest insights and Canadians’ perceptions.
Two years following the release of the Defence policy review entitled Strong, Secure, Engaged – Canada’s Defence Policy, Before the Bell will look at some of the key pillars outlined in the report and see where we stand. Some of the items that will be discussed include: tracking for new defence spending, progress on recruiting more women in the Forces, support for families, equipment acquisition and our commitments to NORAD and NATO.
Before the Bell, produced in front of a live audience direct from the National Arts Centre in Ottawa and streamed on Facebook, is accessible free for Canadians to watch. For tickets and more information please click here.