Annex A - Defence Plan 2018-2023

Annex A

Appendix 1: Defence Plan 2018-2023 Summary of Tasks
Initiative Page Para Office of Primary Interest (OPI) Office of Collateral Interest (OCI) Task
1 7 15.a. SJS VCDS, ADM(Pol) Develop the strategic direction that will translate the governing Defence policies into a Canadian National Military Strategy. 
2 7 15.b. SJS   Lead the implementation of the Force Posture and Readiness Directive.
3 8 15.c. ADM(Pol)   Develop the Global Engagement Strategy.
4 8 15.d. VCDS   Promulgate the Force Capability Plan (FCP).
5 8 15.e. SJS VCDS, ADM(Pol), JAG Coordinate the Canadian NORAD Modernization/Evolution of North American Defence (EVONAD) efforts.
6 8 15.f. VCDS   Develop a new vision for the Reserve Force in order to enhance its capabilities and role within the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
7 8 15.g. CJOC   Develop the Joint Managed Readiness Plan.
8 8 15.h. SJS CJOC, ADM(S&T) Lead and coordinate the Department of National Defence/Canadian Armed Forces (DND/CAF) contribution to the Binational Northern Approaches Surveillance Analysis of Alternatives.
9 8 15.i. CA   Review of the Canadian Rangers. 
10 9 16.a. Military L1s   Continue to provide support and resources necessary to achieve the Operation HONOUR mission of eliminating harmful and inappropriate sexual behavior from within the CAF and the institutionalization of Operation HONOUR throughout.  
11 9 16.b. VCDS ADM(HR Civ), CMP Develop an integrated Defence Team Human Resource Strategy to align the military, reserve and civilian force components.
12 9 16.c. VCDS   Develop the Force Mix and Structure Design (FMSD).
13 9 16.d. VCDS ADM(HR Civ) Execute the Defence Team Establishment Plan. 
14 9 16.e. VCDS ECSs, CMP Design new operational roles for the Reserves and develop an agile model that supports the transition between the full and part time service that meets the needs of the member and the institution to enable the Reserve Force to achieve a full-time capability through part-time service.
15 9 16.f. CMP   Implement/establish a personnel administration staff.
16 10 16.g. CMP   Build capacity to meet CAF recruiting targets with candidates that are representative of Canada’s population.
17 10 16.h. CMP   Reinvent Transition in recognition of a career that ascribes to the tenets of service before self and unlimited liability with enhanced flexibility.
18 10 16.i. CMP   Improve the Transition process from military member to civilian life. 
19 10 16.j. CMP   Conduct First Principles Review of military total compensation.
20 10 16.k. CMP   Contribute to building the resilience of military families by improving support and services.
21 10 16.l. CMP   Conduct research on attitudes towards Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, 2- Spirited (LGBTQ2S) issues, diversity climate, ethnic tolerance/intolerance and cross-cultural competence to support the CAF Diversity Strategy and action plan, in order to maintain efforts to ensure that the Canadian Armed Forces/Department of National Defence (CAF/DND) population is reflective of Canadian society and values.
22 11 17.a. VCDS   Lead the Defence Enterprise Architecture (EA) Programme capability.  
23 11 17.b. VCDS   Conduct a review of the Capability Investment Database (CID) with a view to fully leverage it and exploit Defence Programme Analytics.
24 11 17.c. VCDS   Continue to refine and improve the capabilities, capacity and responsiveness of the Capital Investment Program Plan Review (CIPPR) tool and processes. 
25 11 17.d. VCDS   Grow their capacity and lead the establishment of a CAF targeting capability.
26 11 17.e. CJOC   Enhance and expand the Defence northern footprint, while increasing capabilities in surveillance, mobility and training in Canada's north.
27 11 17.f. VCDS   Lead the effort on Remotely Piloted Systems force development. 
28 11 17.g. RCAF ADM(Pol) Lead the development and implementation of a range of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) including the necessary policy direction that will respect Canada’s obligations under domestic and international law.
29 12 18 ADM(IM)   Continue to develop and refine a security framework for cyber threats.
30 12 18 ADM(Pol)   Provide policy framework to support DND/CAF cyber activities.
31 12 19 RCAF   With respect to joint space capability, a more deliberate and structured force generation framework will be developed in order to create a more robust and sustainable space cadre to include an integrated civilian component.
32 12 20 RCAF   Enhance and expand future joint space capabilities through space related projects including those focussed on global satellite communications and surveillance of space and earth.
33 12 20 ADM(Pol)   Provide policy framework to support DND/CAF space activities.
34 12 21 ADM(S&T) ADM(Pol), L1s Lead the DND/CAF science and technology effort, prioritizing activities to deliver and/or support the Defence Innovation Strategy and specific Strong, Secure, Engaged (SSE) initiatives. 
35 14 26 VCDS ADM(Fin) Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) will be further developed for future use across the entire DND/CAF organization with the intent of developing a multi-year, phased-in implementation for integrated financial planning, forecasting and budgeting processes that will serve both internal and external reporting and support decision making. 
36 16 33 ADM(HR Civ) VCDS, CFO,CMP Enable the future design and management of the civilian workforce.
37 16 33 ADM(HR Civ)   Provide direction and measurement criteria for central agency HR accountabilities and reporting.
38 16 34 ADM(HR Civ) L1s Provide guidance to Level 1 (L1s) on how to rationalize the high number of positions within L1s. 
39 22 59 ADM(IE) L1s Lead the department in contributing to achieving Canada’s commitments to greenhouse gas reductions. 
40 22 60 ADM(IE) ADM(S&T) Examine alternative energy options and their potential use for operations. 
41 22 61 ADM(IE) L1s Lead the department’s efforts in disposing of underutilized or obsolete buildings in order to improve the efficiency of the infrastructure portfolio. 
42 22 62 ADM(IE) CFHA Lead the departmental effort to improve infrastructure on bases and wings, including required off-base/wing office space and housing for Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel. 
43 24 67 VCDS CFO Lead the development of the Departmental Programme and Submissions Work Plan (DPSWP).
Appendix 2: Defence Plan 2018-2023 Summary of Tasks (Strong, Secure, Engaged (SSE))
Initiative Page (SSE) Chapter (SSE) Office of Primary Interest (OPI) Office of Collateral Interest (OCIs) Task
1 22 1 CMP CRes, CAF L1s Reduce significantly the time to enroll in the Canadian Armed Forces by reforming all aspects of military recruiting.
2 22 1 CMP CRes, CAF L1s, ADM(PA) Implement a recruitment campaign to promote the unique full- and part-time career opportunities offered by the Canadian Armed Forces, as well as to support key recruitment priorities, including hiring more women, increasing diversity, addressing priority occupations and the requirements of the Reserve Force.
3 22 1 CMP CA Restore the Collège militaire royal in St-Jean as a full degree-granting institution to help prepare the next generation of Canadian Armed Forces leaders.
4 22 1 CMP ADM(IE), CAF L1s Increase the capacity of the Canadian Armed Forces Leadership and Recruit School to accommodate the increased number of recruits associated with a larger force size.
5 22 1 CMP CAF L1s, VCDS, ADM(PA) Develop and implement a comprehensive Canadian Armed Forces Retention Strategy to keep our talented people in uniform with a welcoming and healthy work environment.
6 22 1 CMP CAF L1s, VCDS Undertake a comprehensive review of conditions of service and career paths to allow much more personalized career choices and flexibility.
7 22 1 CMP VCDS, CAF L1s Modernize the Canadian Armed Forces Honours and Awards system to ensure military members' service to Canada is recognized in a more timely and appropriate manner.
Implement the first-ever, integrated strategy for human resources to balance the optimal assignment of tasks between the military, defence civilians and the private sector.
9 22 1 CMP VCDS, JAG, SJS, CJOC Provide tax-free salary for all Canadian Armed Forces members deployed on all named international operations, up to the maximum rate of pay applied to a Lieutenant-Colonel.  This would not impact hardship and risk pay or operational allowances regulated by the Military Foreign Service Instructions (MFSI), which will continue. This Initiative is retroactive to January 2017.
10 23 1 CMP DND L1s Promote diversity and inclusion as a core institutional value across the Defence team.
11 23 1 CMP DM, CDS, VCDS, CAF L1s Appoint a Diversity Champion who will oversee the implementation of all aspects of the Diversity Strategy and Action plan including instituting mandatory diversity training across all phases of professional development.
12 23 1 VCDS ALL CAF/DND L1s, SJS Integrate Gender-Based Analysis - Plus (GBA+) in all defence activities across the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence, from the design and implementation of programs and services that support our personnel, to equipment procurement and operational planning.
13 23 1 CMP ADM(PA), CAF L1s, VCDS/Cres Place a new focus on recruiting and retaining under-represented populations within the Canadian Armed Forces, including but not limited to, women, Indigenous peoples, and members of visible minorities.
14 23 1 CMP CAF L1s, ADM(PA)  Aspire to be a leader in gender balance in the military by increasing the representation of women by 1 percent annually over the next 10 years to reach 25 percent of the overall force.
15 26 1 CMP VCDS, CFHS Augment the Canadian Armed Forces Health System to ensure it meets the unique needs of our personnel with efficient and effective care, anywhere they serve in Canada or abroad. This includes growing the Medical Services Branch by 200 personnel.
16 26 1 CMP VAC, CFHS Implement a joint National Defence and Veterans' Affairs Suicide Prevention Strategy that hires additional mental health professionals and implements a joint framework focused on preventing suicide across the entire military and Veteran community.
17 26 1 CMP CAF L1s, CFHS Remove barriers to care, including creating an environment free from stigma where military members are encouraged to raise health concerns of any nature and seek appropriate help when they need it.
18 28 1 CMP CAF L1s, VCDS Complete the full implementation of the 10 recommendations of the Deschamps Report through Operation HONOUR.
19 28 1 CMP CFHS, VAC, JAG, MPG Provide a full range of victim and survivor support services to Canadian Armed Forces members.
20 28 1 DGCFGA CAF L1s, MPG Deal with harassment complaints in a clear and timely manner by simplifying formal harassment complaint procedures.
21 28 1 CRTSM CAF L1s, ADM(PA), ADM(RS), VCDS Be open and transparent with Canadians and members of the Canadian Armed Forces in communicating progress on this important issue.
22 29 1 CMP VCDS, MPG Implement teams at Wings and Bases across Canada, in partnership with Military Family Resource Centres, to prevent and respond to gender-based violence.
23 29 1 CMP CFHS Improve access to psychological services through social workers and referrals to community programs and services.
24 29 1 CMP CAF L1s Develop a Comprehensive Military Family Plan to help stabilize family life for Canadian Armed Forces Members and their families who frequently have to relocate. 
25 31 1 CMP VCDS, ECS, SOF Establish a Personnel Administration Branch of experts in military human resources and personnel administration to focus and improve military human resource services to all Canadian Armed Forces members.
26 31 1 CMP VCDS Allocate some of the growth in the Medical Services Branch to support transition care.
27 31 1 CMP VCDS
Create a new Canadian Armed Forces Transition Group that provides support to all members to seamlessly transition to post-military life. This Group, commanded by a General Officer and staffed from experts in human resources and personnel administration, will be approximately 1,200 personnel strong and include specialized staff and holding positions for ill and injured who are preparing to return to duty or transition out of the Canadian Armed Forces. The Group will provide a fully engaged, personalized, guided support to transition all Canadian Armed Forces members, with special care and attention being provided to those who are ill or injured, including those with psychological or critical stress injuries.
28 31 1 CMP VCDS, ADM(FIN) Ensure that all benefits will be in place before a member transitions to post-military life.
29 35 2 ADM(MAT) RCN, ADM(MAT), VCDS, RCAF, ADM(IE) Recapitalize the surface fleet through the investments in 15 Canadian Surface Combatants and two Joint Support Ships.
30 35 2 ADM(MAT) RCN, ADM(MAT)
Acquire five to six Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships.
31 35 2 RCN ADM(MAT), VCDS, CJOC, SOF Operate and modernize the four Victoria-class submarines.
Acquire new or enhanced naval intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems, upgraded armament, and additional systems for current and future platforms allowing for more effective offensive and defensive naval capabilities.
33 35 2 RCN ADM(MAT)
Upgrade lightweight torpedoes carried by surface ships, maritime helicopters and maritime patrol aircraft.
34 37 2 CA VCDS, ADM(MAT), RCAF, SOF, CJOC,CFINTCOM Acquire ground-based air defence systems and associated munitions capable of protecting all land-based force elements from enemy airborne weapons.
35 37 2 CA SOF, VCDS, ADM(MAT), ADM(S&T) Modernize weapons effects simulation to better prepare soldiers for combat operations.
36 37 2 CA ADM(MAT), CFHS, VCDS  Replace the family of armoured combat support vehicles, which includes command vehicles, ambulances and mobile repair teams.
37 37 2 CA SOF, ADM(MAT), ADM(S&T) Modernize the fleet of Improvised Explosive Device Detection and Defeat capabilities.
38 37 2 CA ADM(IE), VCDS, ADM(MAT), ADM(IM), ADM(S&T) Acquire communications, sustainment, and survivability equipment for the Army light forces, including improved light weight radios and soldier equipment.
39 37 2 CA ADM(IE), VCDS, ADM(MAT), ADM(S&T) Upgrade the light armoured vehicle fleet to improve mobility and survivability.
40 37 2 CA ADM(IE), VCDS, ADM(MAT), CJOC, ADM(S&T) Modernize logistics vehicles, heavy engineer equipment and light utility vehicles.
41 37 2 CA ADM(IE),  ADM(MAT), CJOC/JTFN, ADM(IM), ADM(S&T) Improve the Army's ability to operate in remote regions by investing in modernized communications, shelters, power generation, advanced water purification systems, and equipment for austere environments.
42 37 2 CA CFINTCOM, CJOC, CANSOFCOM, VCDS, ADM(IM), ADM(S&T) Modernize land-based command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems.
43 37 2 CA CANSOFCOM, VCDS, ADM(MAT) Acquire all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles and larger tracked semi-amphibious utility vehicles optimized for use in the Arctic environment
44 39 2 RCAF VCDS, ADM(IE), ADM(MAT) Replace the CF-18 fleet with 88 advanced fighter aircraft to improve Canadian Armed Forces air control and air attack capability.
45 39 2 RCAF VCDS, CAF L1s, CFINTCOM, ADM(IM), ADM(S&T) Acquire space capabilities meant to improve situational awareness and targeting, including: replacement of the current RADARSAT system to improve the identification and tracking of threats and improve situational awareness of routine traffic in and through Canadian territory; sensors capable of identifying and tracking debris in space that threatens Canadian and allied space-based systems (surveillance of space); and, space-based systems that will enhance and improve tactical narrow- and wide-band communications globally, including throughout Canada’s Arctic region.
46 39 2 RCAF CAF L1s, VCDS, ADM(IM) Acquire new Tactical Integrated Command, Control, and Communications, radio cryptography, and other necessary communications systems.
47 39 2 RCAF ADM(MAT), VCDS Recapitalize next generation strategic air-to-air tanker-transport capability (CC-150 Polaris replacement).
48 39 2 RCAF ADM(MAT), VCDS, JTFN Replace utility transport aircraft (CC-138 Twin Otter replacement).
49 39 2 RCAF ADM(MAT), VCDS, RCN, CFINTCOM Acquire next generation multi-mission aircraft (CP-140 Aurora maritime patrol aircraft replacement).
50 39 2 RCAF ADM(MAT), VCDS, JAG Invest in medium altitude remotely piloted vehicles.
51 39 2 RCAF ADM(MAT), VCDS Modernize short-range air-to-air missiles (fighter aircraft armament).
52 39 2 RCAF ADM(MAT), ADM(IM), VCDS Upgrade air navigation, management, and control systems.
53 39 2 RCAF RCAF, VCDS, ADM(MAT) Acquire aircrew training systems.
54 39 2 RCAF ADM(MAT), VCDS Recapitalize or life-extend existing capabilities in advance of the arrival of next generation platforms.
55 39 2 RCAF VCDS, ADM(MAT), ADM(IM), RCN, RCAF Sustain domestic search and rescue capability, to include life extension of existing systems, acquisition of new platforms, and greater integration with internal and external partners.
56 39 2 ADM(MAT) RCAF, ADM(IE), ADM(IM), CJOC Operationalize the newly acquired Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue aircraft fleet.
57 40 2 SOF ADM(MAT), VCDS, CAF L1s, JAG, ADM(IM), RCAF Acquire airborne ISR platforms.
58 40 2 SOF ADM(MAT) Recapitalize existing commercial pattern, SUV-type armoured vehicles.
59 40 2 SOF ADM(IM), ADM(MAT) Modernize and enhance Special Operations Forces Command, Control and Communications information systems, and computer defence networks.
60 40 2 SOF ADM(MAT), ADM(IM), CA, RCN, ADM(S&T) Enhance next generation Special Operations Forces integrated soldier system equipment, land mobility, and maritime mobility platforms and fighting vehicle platforms.
61 40 2 SOF CMP, VCDS, ADM(IE), CA Increase Special Operations Forces by 605 personnel.
62 41 2 ADM(IM) CAF L1s, VCDS, CJOC Acquire joint command and control systems and equipment, specifically for integrated information technology and communications.
63 41 2 ADM(IM) CFINTCOM, VCDS, CAF L1s Acquire joint signals intelligence capabilities that improve the military's ability to collect and exploit electronic signals intelligence on expeditionary operations.
64 41 2 CA ADM(IM), CJOC, ADM(MAT) Improve the capabilities of the Joint Deployable Headquarters and Signals Regiment, including the portable structures that house the headquarters when deployed and the equipment employed by that headquarters for command, control and communications.
65 41 2 ADM(IM) ADM(MAT), CFINTCOM, VCDS, CA, CJOC, ADM(S&T) Improve cryptographic capabilities, information operations capabilities, and cyber capabilities to include: cyber security and situational awareness projects, cyber threat identification and response, and the development of military-specific information operations and offensive cyber operations capabilities able to target, exploit, influence and attack in support of military operations.
66 41 2 CA ADM(MAT), SOF, ADM(S&T) Improve Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive detection and response capabilities.
67 65 6 RCAF, CA, RCN, SOF ADM(IM), CFINTCOM, CAF L1s, VCDS, ADM(S&T), ADM(MAT) Invest in Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance platforms, including next generation surveillance aircraft, remotely piloted systems, and space-based surveillance assets.
68 65 6 ADM(IM) SOF, CFINTCOM, CAF L1s, ADM(MAT), ADM(S&T) Integrate existing and future assets into a networked, joint system-of-systems that will enable the flow of information among multiple, interconnected platforms and operational headquarters.
69 65 6 ADM(S&T) ADM(IM), CFINTCOM, CAF L1s, ADM(MAT), VCDS Prioritize Arctic Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance as a defence research and development priority to produce innovative solutions to surveillance challenges in the North.
70 66 6 CFINTCOM CFINTCOM, ADM(HR Civ), VCDS, CJOC Establish up to 120 new military intelligence positions, some of which will be filled by Reservists, and add up to 180 new civilian intelligence personnel.
71 66 6 CFINTCOM CMP, VCDS, ADM(HR Civ), CAF L1s, CJOC, SJS, ADM(S&T), CFD Build CFINTCOM's capacity to provide more advanced intelligence support to operations, including through an enhanced ability to forecast flashpoints and emerging threats, and better support next generation platforms, and understand rapid developments in space, cyber and other emerging domains.
72 66 6 CFD CMP, CA, SJS, CJOC, CAF L1s Establish a Canadian Armed Forces targeting capability to better leverage intelligence capabilities to support military operations
73 67 6 ADM(Pol) ADM(S&T), VCDS Increase investment in academic outreach to $4.5 million per year in a revamped and expanded defence engagement program
74 69 6 CMP CAF L1s, VCDS, CRes Increase the size of the Primary Reserve Force to 30,000 (an increase of 1,500) and dramatically reduce the initial recruitment process from a number of months to a matter of weeks.
75 69 6 ECS, SOF CJOC, SJS, VCDS, CRes Assign Reserve Force units and formations new roles that provide full-time capability to the Canadian Armed Forces through part-time service.
76 69 6 ECS, SOF CAF L1s, VCDS, CJOC, CRes Enhance existing roles assigned to Reserve Force units and formations.
77 69 6 ECS, SOF CAF L1s, VCDS, CJOC, CRes Employ the Reserve Force to deliver select expeditionary missions in a primary role such as Canadian Armed Forces capacity building.
78 69 6 MPC CMP, ECS, Cres, SOF, JAG Create an agile service model that supports transition between full-and part-time service and provides the flexibility to cater to differing Reserve career paths.
79 69 6 CMP VCDS, CRes, CAF L1s Align Primary Reserve Force remuneration and benefits with those of the Regular Force where the demands of service are similar.
80 69 6 MPC CMP, CRes, JAG Revise annuitant employment regulations to attract and retain more former Regular Force personnel to the Reserves.
81 69 6 ECS, SOF CAF L1s, VCDS, CJOC, CRes Offer full-time summer employment to Reservists in their first four years with the Reserves commencing in 2018.
82 69 6 CRes VCDS, MPC, JAG, CFLS Work with partners in the Federal Government to align Federal Acts governing job professionalization legislation. Subsequently, we will work with provinces and territories to harmonize job protection for Reservists at that level.
83 72 6 RCAF ADM(Pol), SJS, CJOC, JAG, ADM(S&T) Defend and protect military space capabilities, including by working closely with allies and partners to ensure a coordinated approach to assuring continuous access to the space domain and space assets.
84 72 6 RCAF  ADM(Pol), SJS, JAG, CJOC Work with partners to promote Canada's national interests on space issues, promote the peaceful use of space and provide leadership in shaping international norms for responsible behavior in space.
85 72 6 RCAF CJOC, ADM(IE), ADM(Pol), SJS, CAF L1s Invest in and employ a range of space capabilities, including space situational awareness, space-based earth observation and maritime domain awareness, and satellite communications that achieve global coverage, including in the Arctic. 
86 72 6 RCAF ADM(S&T), ADM(IM), JAG Conduct cutting-edge research and development on new space technologies in close collaboration with allies, industry and academia to enhance the resilience of space capabilities and support the Canadian Armed Forces' space capability requirements and missions.
87 73 6 ADM(IM) CAF L1s, VCDS, ADM(MAT), ADM(S&T) Protect critical military networks and equipment from cyber attack by establishing a new Cyber Mission Assurance Program that will incorporate cyber security requirements into the procurement process.
88 73 6 ADM(IM) CAF L1s, JAG, ADM(POL), VCDS/CFD, CJOC, ADM(S&T) Develop active cyber capabilities and employ them against potential adversaries in support of government-authorized military missions. This capability will be developed in close cooperation with the Communications Security Establishment.
89 73 6 ADM(IM) CMP, CAF L1s, VCDS, ADM(S&T) Grow and enhance the cyber force by creating a new Canadian Armed Forces Cyber Operator occupation to attract Canada's best and brightest talent and significantly increasing the number of military personnel dedicated to cyber functions.
90 73 6 ADM(IM) ECSs, VCDS Use Reservists with specialized skill sets to fill elements of the Canadian Armed Forces cyber force.
91 73 6 RCAF SJS, CJOC, CAF L1s, JAG, ADM(MAT), ADM(POL), ADM(S&T) Invest in a range of remotely piloted systems, including an armed aerial system capable of conducting surveillance and precision strikes.
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94 75 6 CProg ADM(MAT), CFO, ADM(IM), ADM(IE), CAF L1s, VCDS, ADM(S&T) Reduce project development and approval time in the Department of National Defence by at least 50 percent for low-risk and low-complexity projects through improved internal coordination and delegation.
95 75 6 ADM(Mat) VCDS, ADM(IM), ADM(IE), CAF L1s, TBS, PSPC, ADM(POL), ADM(MAT) Work with partners to increase the Department of National Defence's contracting authorities for goods up to $5 million by 2018, allowing over 80 percent of defence procurement contracts to be managed by Defence.
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97 75 6 ADM(MAT) VCDS, ADM(IE), ADM(IM), CAF L1s Increase the transparency and timeliness of communication with defence industry associations, including instituting meetings between the Department of National Defence and Canadian industry through a Defence Industry Advisory Group and other fora.
98 75 6 ADM(MAT) ADM(HR-Civ), ADM(IE), ADM(IM), VCDS Grow and professionalize the procurement workforce at the Department of National Defence in order to strengthen the capacity to manage the acquisition and support of today's complex military capabilities.
99 75 6 CProg ADM(MAT), CFO Provide Canadians with regular major project and program updates to increase transparency, communicate challenges and measure performance.
100 75 6 ADM(Mat) VCDS, ADM(IE), CAF L1s Ensure that Canadian environmental standards are adhered to in all procurement projects.
101 76 6 ADM(IE) VCDS, ADM(MAT), CAF L1s Reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent from the 2005 levels by 2030.
102 76 6 ADM(IE) ADM(MAT), ADM(S&T), CJOC, SJS J4, ECS, SOF Examine alternative energy options and their potential use for operations.
103 77 6 ADM(IE) CAF L1s, VCDS Dispose of underutilized or obsolete buildings. This will improve the efficiency of the infrastructure portfolio, while at the same time help us accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
104 77 6 ADM(IE) CAF L1s, VCDS, SOF, CJIRU Improve infrastructure on bases and wings, including housing for Canadian Armed Forces personnel. In doing so, we will explore ways to partner with the private sector and will consult with public sector unions.
105 78 6 ADM(S&T) CAF L1s, VCDS, CFO, ADM(IE) Invest $1.6 billion over the next 20 years to implement the new Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program.
106 80 6 CFD CAF L1s, CJOC, JTFN CFD, ADM(IE), ADM(MAT),  Enhance the mobility, reach and footprint of the Canadian Armed Forces in Canada's North to support operations, exercises, and the Canadian Armed Forces' ability to project force into the region.
107 80 6 SJS ADM(Pol), RCAF Align the Canadian Air Defence Identification Zone (CADIZ) with our sovereign airspace.
108 80 6 CA CRes, JTFN, VCDS Enhance and expand the training and effectiveness of the Canadian Rangers to improve their functional capabilities within the Canadian Armed Forces.
109 80 6 SJS / ADM(POL) RCAF, RCN, ADM(IM), ADM(MAT), ADM(IE), ADM(S&T), CJOC, CFD Collaborate with the United States on the development of new technologies to improve Arctic surveillance and control, including the renewal of the North Warning System.
110 80 6 CJOC ADM(Pol), SJS, CAF L1s, ADM(MAT), JTFN Conduct joint exercises with Arctic allies and partners and support the strengthening of situational awareness and information sharing in the Arctic, including with NATO.
111 90 6 ADM(POL) / SJS CJOC, RCN, RCAF, ADM(IE), ADM(IM), ADM(MAT), ADM(S&T), CFD, JAG Modernize NORAD to meet existing challenges and evolving threats to North America, taking into account the full range of threats.
A 45 3 CFO CProg, CFD DND will publish the next Defence Investment Plan publicly in 2018, and further installments every three years thereafter, to ensure Canadians can clearly understand future changes to the budget and to deliver on the government's commitment of transparency, results and accountability.
Increase the size of Regular (3,500 to 71,500), Reserve Force (1,500 to 30,000)  and civilians (1,150).
C 70 6 CJCR CAF L1s, VCDS, CFD Expand the reach and strengthen overall support for the department<s youth program (Cadets and Junior Raqngers).
D 14 EX SJS CJOC, CAF L1s, CFD, ADM(S&T) Bolster its ability to respond to increasingly severe natural disasters at home and abroad.
E 14 EX CJOC SJS, CAF L1s, ADM(MAT), JTFN, ADM(IE) Increase presence in the Arctic over the long-term and work cooperatively with Arctic partners.
F 22 1 CMP CAF L1s, VCDS, JAG Allow some military members who no longer meet universality of service due to illness or injury incurred while serving in the military to continue to serve on a case-by-case basis.
G 33 2 CA VCDS, CMP CA will continue to pursue investment in war-fighting capabilities and recapitalize many core capabilities, such as expanding its light forces capability, and upgrading some of its weapons systems and combat equipment.
H 40 2 SOF ADM(POL), SJS  CANSOFCOM will support international peace and security missions, and contribute to and harness the Global Special Operations Forces Network consisting of allied Special Operations Forces.
I 45 3 CFO VCDS, DM, CAF L1s Transformation of the defence funding model that clearly and transparently identifies the investments required to acquire new assets and those funds required to conduct the business of defence (operating budget).
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K 61 5 SJS  CJOC, CAF L1s, VCDS, ADM(S&T), SJS Canada will pursue a leadership role and will prioritize interoperability in its planning and capability development to ensure seamless cooperation with allies and partners, particularly NATO.
L 61 5 SJS SJS, CJOC, ADM(POL), CAF L1s, VCDS, JAG DND will be able to support conflict prevention, mediation, and post-conflict reconstruction, with an emphasis on human rights and , in particular, gender equality.
M 61 5 SJS CJOC, ADM(POL), CAF L1s, VCDS DND will maintain the capacity to provide protection and relief to the world's most vulnerable populations, creating the stability necessary for development and sustainable peace to take root.
N 61 5 SJS CJOC, ADM(POL), CAF L1s, VCDS, SOF DND will foster world-class expertise for building the capacity and resiliency of others, and delivering tangible results in those areas.
O 68 6 CRes CJOC, VCDS, CAF L1s, CRes CAF will further integrate the Reservists into the total force.
P 69 6 SOF CMP, VCDS/CRES, CA CANSOFCOM will examine establishing a Reserve sub-unit in a metropolitan area to access the valuable skills resident in large population centres that are well-suited to enhance the output of the military.
Q 73 6 ADM(POL) SJS, CJOC, CAF L1s Defence Global Engagement Strategy - DND will continue to support Canada's engagement and leadership in international policy discussions.
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S 83 6 SJS CJOC, CAF L1s CAF will develop and maintain a robust capacity to respond concurrently to multiple domestic emergencies.
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Z2 14 EX SJS CFINTCOM, CJOC Address the threat stemming from terrorism and the actions of violent extremist organizations, including in the ungoverned spaces .
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