National Defence – December 2, 2013 – Part 1

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

National Defence – December 2, 2013 – Part 1

Senators hear from representatives of the Canadian Armed Forces as a follow-up to the committee’s report on the Reserves. Entitled “Answering the Call – The Future Role of Canada’s Primary Reserve”, the report was published in December 2011 and made 11 recommendations.

Rear-Admiral Jennifer Bennett, chief of reserves and cadets, and Brigadier-General K.L. Woiden, chief of staff army reserve, testify.

Retired Lieutenant-Colonel John Selkirk, executive director of Reserves 2000, shares the concerns of some of his organization’s senior members that were discussed during a recent seminar. (December 2, 2013)