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Defence Minister Anita Anand travels to Poland, Belgium

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, will travel to Europe from October 10 to 14, 2022 to participate in meetings with Allies and partners on global defence and security issues. On October 11, Minister Anand will make her first official visit to Warsaw, Poland, and meet with her Polish counterpart, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defence, Mariusz Błaszczak. …


Developing Canada’s Arctic capabilities

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with Defence Minister Anita Anand, Minister of Foreign Affair Melanie Joly and Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg Canadian were at High Arctic Research Station. Joly said the Canadian Forces are doing essential work to further develop Canada’s Arctic capabilities, through fostering partnerships and improving the readiness of the Canadian Armed Forces and its partners. …

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Minister Anand visits 5 Wing Goose Bay, highlights Norad modernization

eAwaz Local News

Happy Valley-Goose Bay – Defence Minister Anita Anand and General Wayne Eyre, Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), visited 5 Wing Goose Bay in Newfoundland and Labrador, where they met with members of the Canadian Armed Forces stationed at the base, and thanked them for their important work and dedication to protecting Canada. The Minister and the CDS were joined by Yvonne Jones, Member …

Minister Anand ends 15th Biennial Conference of Defense Ministers of Americas

Minister Anand ends 15th Biennial Conference of Defense Ministers of Americas

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – Defence Minister Anita Anand concluded her participation in the 15th biennial Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas (CDMA). The CDMA is a forum for defence ministers and secretaries of the Americas to discuss shared defence and security principles, priorities, and values. This was Minister Anand’s first official trip to Brazil and the first CDMA to be held …

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Minister Anand to visit Brussels, Belgium to participate in Ukraine Defense Contact Group 

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – Defence Minister Anita Anand will travel to Brussels and Belgium. On June 15, Minister Anand and Chief of the Defence Staff, General Wayne Eyre, will participate in a meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group, hosted by US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III. This meeting provides an important opportunity for Allies and partners to discuss the current and future defence needs …

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Trudeau Holds News Conference in Latvia in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

eAwaz Canada News

Latvia – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took part in a joint news conference in Adazi, Latvia, alongside North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato) Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, and Canadian Defence Minister Anita Anand. Trudeau said: “Quite frankly, you have been living not just with the military threat, not just with the …