Assessing Canada’s new defence & foreign policy – June 11, 2017

Assessing Canada’s new defence & foreign policy – June 11, 2017

Assessing Canada’s new defence & foreign policy – June 11, 2017

This week on Perspective with Alison Smith: Assessing Canada’s new defence and foreign policy

Alison speaks to Matthew Fisher, international affairs columnist for Postmedia about his reaction to Minister Chrystia Freeland’s foreign affairs speech from the House of Commons this week.

Hugh Segal, Former Senator and Master of Massey College talks to Alison about whether Freeland’s speech signals a significant change for the future of Canada’s foreign policy.

Christopher Sands, Director of the Center for Canadian Studies at John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies discusses reaction that Freeland’s speech might have garnered south of the border.

Stéfanie von Hlatky, Director of the Centre for International and Defence Policy at Queen’s University talks about the government’s defence policy review and whether it represents a notable change for defence in the country.