The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Threat Landscape in Canada

lundi, 12 avril 2021 - 12:00 pm1:30 pm
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Presented by CIPS and the Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies (CASIS).

This is a second panel in a series of two events co-sponsored by the University of Ottawa’s Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS) and the Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies (CASIS). It will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the national security landscape in Canada. 


Dr. Leah West is an Assistant Professor of International Affairs at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University and counsel with Freidman Mansour Law.

Dr. Amarnath Amarasingam is an Assistant Professor in the School of Religion, and is cross-appointed to the Department of Political Studies, at Queen’s University in Ontario.

Marc-André Argentino is a Research Fellow at ICSR and PhD candidate in the Individualized Program at Concordia University.

Dr. Bessma Momani is Assistant Vice President Research and International and Full Professor of Political Science at the University of Waterloo, Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), and a Non-Resident Fellow at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Jean-François Bélanger is a Postdoctoral Fellow working with Dr. Bessma Momani on questions of cybersecurity and populism. His book project, titled Why Competence Matters: Counter-Proliferation and Deterrence, focuses on the variation in the use of force against nascent proliferators.


Jessica Davis is a former senior strategic intelligence analyst with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service.

More information and biographies available here.