In a turbulent global environment, the foremost obligation of the Government of Canada is to keep Canadians safe and to safeguard their rights and freedoms. Canada’s Public Safety Minister, Ralph Goodale, will explore four of this country’s major national security
- Bill C-59, new legislation designed to renovate Canada’s national security architecture to suit modern realities;
- High risk terrorist travellers and how we deal with the threats they pose;
- Canada’s new Cyber Security policy and the steps being taken to protect us all from malicious attacks; and
- Foreign interference in Canadian affairs by state actors, including those who would use malicious influence to drive wedges of confusion, fear and hate, and do damage to our democracy.
Ralph Goodale is Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and the Member of Parliament for the Regina-Wascana. Raised on a family farm near Wilcox, Saskatchewan, he was educated at both the University of Regina (BA-71) and the University of Saskatchewan (LLB-72). He has served for three decades as a Member of Parliament, and in cabinet previously as Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Natural Resources, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, Minister of Public Works and Minister of Finance.
- 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM CST
- CB 139, College Avenue Campus, University of Regina
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