Canada Unveils New Defence Policy

June 8, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canadian Minister of National Defence Harjit S. Sajjan released Canada’s new defence policy yesterday, entitled Strong, Secure, Engaged. This policy announcement is the culmination of more than a year’s worth of consultation with domestic and international defence and security experts, as well as Canadians themselves. Minister Sajjan issued the following statement upon […]

Halifax International Security Forum Announces Dates of the 2017 Forum

March 7, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – Halifax International Security Forum announced today that the 9th annual Halifax International Security Forum will take place November 17-19, 2017 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The annual Forum brings together individuals who are on the ground facing consequential local threats, writers who challenge and influence the world’s […]

Halifax International Security Forum Concludes for Another Year

November 20, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 20 November 2016 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – President of the Halifax International Security Forum, Peter Van Praagh, joined Canadian Minister of National Defence, The Hon. Harjit Sajjan, to officially close the 8th annual Forum this afternoon in Halifax, Nova Scotia. “Thanks to Minister Sajjan and the continued support of the Government of […]

Senator Tim Kaine to Receive Builder Award from Halifax International Security Forum

November 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 November 2016 HALIFAX, NS – Halifax International Security Forum announced today that Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) will receive its prestigious Builder Award during the gala dinner at Pier 21 on Friday, November 19th. “The Builder Award recognizes individuals who have been instrumental to the success of the Forum and are tireless […]

Halifax International Security Forum Announces Speakers to Address Global Security Challenges after US Elections

November 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16 November 2016 WASHINGTON, DC – Halifax International Security Forum, North America’s leading foreign affairs and defense conference, and the first major meeting of top political and military leaders after the 2016 US elections, today released a full list of participants and the agenda for this year’s Forum. Hosted by Canada’s Minister […]