Minister Anand to discuss the Indo-Pacific Strategy

Media advisory

November 26, 2022 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

The Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, will hold a virtual press conference to announce the defence and security elements of the Indo-Pacific Strategy. This event will immediately follow a broader in-person announcement by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs and other ministers.

The Indo-Pacific region is key for Canada’s economic growth, prosperity and security. As a Pacific nation, Canada recognizes that the Indo-Pacific region is critically important for the long-term prosperity, health and security of Canadians.

  • Date: Sunday, November 27, 2022
  • Time: 1:30 p.m. ET
  • Location: The news conference will be virtual only.

Participation in the question and answer portion of this event is for accredited members of the Press Gallery only. Media who are not members of the Press Gallery may contact for temporary access.

Government officials will hold a virtual technical briefing for media to further explain the different components of the strategy.

Virtual Technical briefing via Webex

  • Date: November 28, 2022
  • Time: 10 am EST (7 am PST)

Notes for media to join technical briefing:

Media are asked to confirm their attendance to the technical briefing by contacting


Daniel Minden
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of National Defence

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-904-3333

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