On June 23, 2015 General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff of the Canadian Armed Forces, participated in a CIGI Global Policy Forum in Ottawa, Ontario where he reflected on the Canadian Armed Forces in the world today.

The CIGI Global Policy Forum is an exclusive, invitation-only series of talks offering  authoritative analysis on policy-relevant issues affecting Canada and its place in the world. 

Launched in 2012 by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), and held at the Rideau Club in Ottawa, the CIGI Global Policy Forum offers audience members access to a wide range of distinguished speakers: policy experts and influencers shaping the world's debates and discussions on global economic, security, development and environmental issues.
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