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Minister Anand on largest domestic military deployment

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Ottawa – Defence Minister Anita Anand has said that the largest domestic military deployment in Canadian history was launched 25 years ago when  the Canadian Forces members began deploying in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick in the wake of an ice storm. She said: “Today and always, we recognize the unwavering dedication of our people in uniform.”

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Anita Anand celebrates Tamil Heritage Month at Scarborough Civic Centre

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Oakville – Anita Anand, Defence Minister said it was special to join fellow Tamil Canadians to celebrate Tamil Heritage Month at the Scarborough Civic Centre. She said: “It is always so meaningful to hear the stories of Tamil ancestry and traditions. It was special to join fellow Tamil Canadians to celebrate Tamil Heritage Month at the Scarborough Civic Centre. It …

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Minister Sajjan: Canada will maintain pressure on Iranian govt

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Ottawa – Defence Minister, Harjit Sajjan met in London with Dr Shirin Ebadi, Iranian political activist, lawyer, a former judge and human rights activist and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran. He said: “As calls for equality and justice grow louder, the Iranian government continues to violently quell protests. I spent an afternoon with Dr Shirin Ebadi, …

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Deputy Prime Minister unveils 2022 Fall Economic Update

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Ottawa – Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister unveiled the 2022 Fall Economic update. She said: Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. For the past several months, I have been travelling across Canada—to more than two dozen cities and towns—to meet with Canadian workers and Canadian businesses. I visited an auto parts manufacturer in Etobicoke, a potash mine …

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Anand Meets with Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister

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Quebec – National Defence Minister Anita Anand welcomed Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah, to the campus of Royal Military College Saint-Jean for a bilateral meeting. During the meeting, Minister Anand reaffirmed Canada’s appreciation of the strong bilateral defence partnership between Canada and Qatar. In particular, Minister Anand thanked the Deputy Prime Minister …

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Cyber Security Awareness Month 2022

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Ottawa – This October, CSE and its Get Cyber Safe campaign launch Cyber Security Awareness Month 2022 (Cyber Month) with the theme “Fight phishing: Ruin a cyber criminal’s day!” Phishing is a cyber criminal’s attempt to get sensitive information by pretending to be a legitimate sender like a bank or a government organization. According to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, phishing is one …

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Minister Anand concludes foreign visits for Ukraine Defense Contact Group 

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Brussels – Minister Anand concluded a successful visit to Brussels, Belgium, where she attended a meeting of the United States-led Ukraine Defense Contact Group and a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Defence Ministers. On June 15, Minister Anand was joined by the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Wayne Eyre, for a meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact …

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Defence Minister Anita Anand hold meeting with US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin

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Washington – Defence Minister Anita Anand met with US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin III on the margins of the NATO Defence Ministers Meeting in Brussels. Minister Anand and Secretary Austin reaffirmed their support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and condemned Russia’s illegal invasion.  They highlighted their continued commitment to supporting Ukraine with lethal aid, and via training …