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Local MP to hold roundtable discussions on new defence policy

June 23, 2016
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MP Ben Lobb invites residents of Huron-Bruce to participate in a town hall discussion as part of the Government of Canada’s public consultation on the development of a new defence policy Canada.

Canadians deserve the opportunity to contribute to the outcome, which is why we want to hear your view on the types of military Canada needs to advance our interests at home and abroad.

A number of issues will be discussed during the meeting, including the main challenges to Canada’s security, the role of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in addressing current threats and challenges, and resource and capability requirements to carry out the CAF mandate.

The round tables will occur on the following dates and times:

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

10:00am – 12:00pm

Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 180

183 Victoria St W, Wingham, ON

 

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

7:00 - 9:00pm

Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 183

219 Lambton Street, Kincardine, ON

 

Thursday, July 7, 2016

10:00am – 12:00pm

Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 167

316 William St, Exeter, ON

 

Thursday, July 7, 2016

7:00 – 9:00pm

Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 109

56 Kingston St, Goderich, ON

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For those unable to attend a roundtable in our area, they can participate online prior to July 31, 2016 at www.canada.ca/defence-consultations  . For more information or to RSVP call the Goderich office at 519-524-6560.


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