Event Date: November 24, 2009 - 12:00 pm Location: Social Sciences Building, 120 Universi
A talk by Paul Kennedy, Chair of the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP.
Co-sponsors: Graduate School of Public and International Affairs; Canadian. Association for Security and Intelligence Studies.
Free. Registration is not required. This event will be in English.
Paul Kennedy was appointed Chair of the Commission for Public Complaints against the RCMP in October 2005. Prior to this appointment he had a distinguished career in government. He served for 25 years with the Justice Department. In November 1998, Mr. Kennedy was appointed Senior Assistant Deputy Minister for the then department of the Solicitor General with responsibilities in law enforcement and national security. In May of 2004, following the creation of the Public Safety department, he was appointed as Senior Assistant Deputy Minister with responsibility for national security and emergency preparedness. He retired in May of 2005. During his career with the federal government Paul Kennedy played a leadership role in the public safety arena both domestically and international. Among his responsibilities, he served from 1997 to 2005 as the Canadian co-chair of the Canada-US Cross Border Crime Forum and served as Chair of the Assistant Deputy Ministers Committee on Public Safety.
A light lunch will be served.
This event is part of the Ottawa Roundtable on Security and Intelligence.