May 24, 2016 – Surrey, BC

John Aldag, Member of Parliament for Cloverdale-Langley City invites all residents of Cloverdale-Langley City to attend a town hall discussion on Canada’s National Defence Policy on Friday, June 10 from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 6 at 17567 57A Avenue, Surrey.

This public consultation has been launched to start an open and transparent dialogue with Canadians and key stakeholders to inform the development of a new defence policy for Canada.

“Canadians deserve the opportunity to contribute to the outcome, which is why we want to hear your views on developing a modern defence policy that will help advance our interests at home and abroad.” 
- John Aldag, Member of Parliament for Cloverdale-Langley City

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.

Canadians can also contribute to the discussion online at www.canada.ca/defence-consultations until July 31, 2016.

Backgrounder:
www.canada.ca/defence-consultations

For more information:

Gunraj Gill
Office of John Aldag, Member of Parliament
778-389-6353
john.aldag.a1@parl.gc.ca