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CIC Vancouver: A Discussion on Canadian and International Security

January 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm PST

We are thrilled to announce that Vancouver’s upcoming event will feature the distinguished speaker, Mr. Richard Fadden, a former National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister of Canada and an associate secretary to the cabinet. His extensive experience and insights will undoubtedly make for an enlightening evening. Mr. Fadden will delve into the pressing foreign policy and security challenges Canada is facing in 2024. He will offer his expert perspectives on a range of topics, including the ongoing wars in Ukraine and Gaza, the potential impacts of foreign interference from countries like India and China, and the implications of the upcoming US election later in the year. This is an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of these complex issues from one of Canada’s foremost security experts.


About Richard Fadden:

Richard Fadden served as the National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister from 2015 to 2016. His career includes roles as Deputy Minister of National Defence, Director of the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS), and various other key positions. He is a recipient of the prestigious Officer of the Order of Canada award.


Venue: Holiday Inn, Downtown Vancouver.

Address: 1110 Howe St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1R2

Parking onsite/street parking available.


5:30 PM: Doors open, meet & greet

6:00 PM: Dinner (includes complimentary wine)

6:30 PM: Richard Fadden’s Presentation

7:15 PM: Q&A Session

8:00 PM: Event Conclusion


Pricing (including taxes + payment fees):

For CIC members: $33.28


For non-members: $70.56

Please use the following link if your guest is not a member of CIC:



*Note that details may be subject to change as we get closer to the event date.  


We aim to make this event both informative and enjoyable to our current members and their guests. We look forward to seeing you there!


January 24
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm PST


Holiday Inn, Downtown Vancouver
1110 Howe St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1R2 Canada
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