Fostering National Security and Economic Prosperity in North America
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On February 10, the Wilson Center Canada Institute hosted an armchair discussion with Canada’s Minister of National Defence Anita Anand and Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry François-Philippe Champagne.
In a conversation moderated by Canada Institute Director Christopher Sands, the ministers discussed Canada’s plan to innovate in national security, defense, and space. In the face of global threats and strategic competition, the conversation also touched on the importance of Canada – U.S. industrial policy cooperation, including in critical minerals, semiconductors, and across supply chains.
Hon. Anita Anand
Hon. François-Philippe Champagne
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