CSIS Director Statement on his retirement

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Ottawa, Monday March 13th, 2017 - The Director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), Michel Coulombe, issued the following statement today to announce his retirement.

“I have announced to employees that I will be retiring as the Director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service at the end of May, 2017. After 36 years with the federal government, including more than 30 years with CSIS, I feel it is time for me to move on to the next stage of my life with my family.

It has been an honour to work with the dedicated professionals of the national security community, and a privilege to serve all Canadians.  I thank all CSIS employees for their support and the work they do every day to keep our country safe.”

Director Coulombe’s bio: https://www.csis.gc.ca/bts/drctr-en.php

 

Information:

Media Relations
Canadian Security Intelligence Service
613-231-0100
media-medias@smtp.gc.ca

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