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Ballistic missile defence on the radar of House, Senate committees


House National Defence and Senate National Security and Defence committees are hearing a lot about the need to join the U.S.’s missile defence program.

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The Senate National Security and Defence Committee, pictured Jan. 31, 2014, heard from the PM’s national security adviser Stephen Rigby, CSIS director Michel Coulombe, and John Forster, chief of the Communications and Security Establishment Canada.

Parliamentary committees tasked with reviewing Canada’s defence capabilities are hearing a lot of support for ballistic missile defence from witnesses in what may be a preview of an emerging defence priority for the federal government.

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Ballistic missile defence on the radar of House, Senate committees


House National Defence and Senate National Security and Defence committees are hearing a lot about the need to join the U.S.’s missile defence program.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Senate National Security and Defence Committee, pictured Jan. 31, 2014, heard from the PM’s national security adviser Stephen Rigby, CSIS director Michel Coulombe, and John Forster, chief of the Communications and Security Establishment Canada.

Parliamentary committees tasked with reviewing Canada’s defence capabilities are hearing a lot of support for ballistic missile defence from witnesses in what may be a preview of an emerging defence priority for the federal government.

  

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Friday, January 30, 2015
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Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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