Jan. 21, 2016
Statement by Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan
January 20, 2016 —
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO — Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan paid his first visit to the North American Aerospace Defense Command Headquarters (NORAD) at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado today. During his visit, he met with Admiral Bill Gortney, Commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, and Canadian Lieutenant-General Pierre St-Amand, Deputy Commander of NORAD. Discussions focused on a number of issues important to the Canada-U.S. defence relationship, including continental defence, new challenges to North American aerospace defence and NORAD's continuing evolution to meet those challenges.