National Defence – May 5, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

National Defence – May 5, 2014

Citizenship and Immigration Canada senior officials Mike MacDonald, Maureen Tsai, David Quartermain and Chris Gregory discuss the issuing of visas, and the admissibility framework, which are the two key components in managing access of foreign nationals to Canada. Former United Army special forces colonel and defence attaché States Steven P. Bucci outlines the relationship between Canada and the U.S. in terms of border security and discusses some possible methods to improve the safety of both countries.

Retired Lieutenant-General George MacDonald discusses his support for a ballistic missile defence system and what Canada could contribute to such a program. (May 5, 2014)