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01/27/2020

MINDS – Book Launch – Canadian Defence Policy in Theory and Practice

20-01-16 10:30 - 12:00
NDHQ (Pearkes) | QGDN (Pearkes)
Address: 101 prom Colonel By Dr. Ottawa ON K1A0K2

A discussion panel moderated by Thomas Juneau

Featuring: Stephanie Carvin, Alex Wilner, Dave Perry, Philippe Lagassé

NDHQ(Pearkes) – Multimedia Centre 2NT

This post is also available in: Français (French)

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