Department of National Defence (Canada)

in Ottawa, Canada

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101 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON K1A 0K2, Canada
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The Department of National Defence (French: Ministère de la Défense nationale), commonly abbreviated as DND, is a Canadian government department responsible for defending Canada's interests and values at home and abroad.National Defence is the largest department of the Government of Canada in terms of budget as well as staff. It also is the department with the largest number of buildings (6,806 in 2015). The department is headed by the Deputy Minister of National Defence, who is the department’s senior civil servant, and reports directly to the Minister of National Defence.The Department of National Defence exists to aid the minister in carrying out his responsibilities within the Defence Portfolio, and provides a civilian support system for the Canadian Armed Forces. Under the National Defence Act, the Canadian Armed Forces is a completely separate and distinct organization from, and is not part of, the Department of National Defence.


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Department of National Defence (Canada)

Address: 101 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON K1A 0K2, Canada