National Defence – April 2, 2015

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

National Defence – April 2, 2015

Senators hear from government officials and academics as they continue their pre-study of Bill C-51, the government’s anti-terrorism legislation. The following senior officials provide an overview of the proposed measures and the impact on their department: John Ossowski and John Davies (both with Public Safety Canada); Donald K. Piragoff (Department of Justice); Mark Glauser (Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada); and Geoff Leckey and Caroline Weber (both from the Canada Border Services Agency).
Committee members then hear the testimony of Kent Roach (law professor at the University of Toronto); Craig Forcese (associate law professor, University of Ottawa); Christian Leuprecht (associate political science professor, Royal Military College of Canada) and Joe Fogarty (former security and intelligence liaison between Canada and the United Kingdom). (April 2, 2015) UPDATE: Bill C-51 received royal assent on June 18.