Prime Minister Trudeau Unveils National Security Council to Address Emerging Challenges
In a recent announcement, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau revealed the establishment of a new “National Security Council” with the responsibility of overseeing and setting the strategic direction for addressing the increasing challenges faced by Canada, both domestically and internationally.
Following a cabinet shuffle on Wednesday, the Prime Minister’s Office disclosed plans for the formation of the National Security Council, along with forthcoming changes to the composition of existing cabinet committees. According to Alison Murphy, press secretary for the PMO, this council will serve as a forum for ministers to deliberate and tackle pressing security concerns affecting the nation.
While further details about the council’s structure and purpose are yet to be disclosed, Trudeau assured the public that more information would be provided once the council is officially formed. The Prime Minister emphasized that the National Security Council is an additional tool to strengthen the government’s capacity in responding to national security challenges.