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News and updates from the association

The CADSI News page provides links to the latest new releases, announcements and think pieces from the Association and its representatives on a wide range of security and defence issues.

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CADSI is hiring a Business Development Manager
JAN 22, 2024
New Opportunity: Business Development Manager. Application deadline -February 29, 2024. ​ The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is seeking a high-performing Business Developme...
Our 2024 Event Calendar is now live
DEC 06, 2023
Our 2024 Event Calendar is meticulously crafted to cater to yourgoals andambitions Embark on an exclusive journey to explore the latest procurement str...
CADSI Announces New Chair of its Board of Directors
APR 27, 2023
OTTAWA (April 26, 2023) – The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is pleased to announce the election today of a new Chair of its Board of Directors. Bernard Mills, CEO and Manag...
Here are our must-attend events for 2023
DEC 06, 2022
Want to discover exclusive updates on the Canadian Armed Forces' procurement priorities and project planning or consult with our policy advisors and experts in ...
Canada's Cybersecurity Industry Sees 30% Growth
OCT 17, 2022
​FRENCH FOLLOWS BELOW OTTAWA –Canada’s cybersecurity industry has grown and thrived during a time of serious uncertainty, and is well-positioned to help defend Canada and protect Canadians in cyberspace as new...
Statement on the Death of Queen Elizabeth II
SEP 08, 2022
OTTAWA - We join with all Canadians and the entirety of the Commonwealth in mourning the death of our longest-reigning monarch and Commander-in-Chief of our Canadian Armed Forces, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. ...
ISED & CADSI Release the State of Canada's Defence Industry Report
MAY 24, 2022
​OTTAWA – Canada’s defence industry continues to be a key driver of innovation and economic growth, new data suggests, and is well-placed to help Canada recover from the pandemic through the creation of high-wage ...
CADSI Reacts to 2022 Federal Budget
APR 07, 2022
OTTAWA, April 7, 2022 – Christyn Cianfarani, President and CEO of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI), issued the following statement in response to the 2022 federal budget: “Toda...
Top Requested COVID-19 Business Resources
MAR 24, 2022
***UPDATED March 24,2022*** We've curated thetop requested resources to help companies navigate the business implications of COVID-19. This page is updated as new resources become available. COVID-19 daily epide...
CADSI op-ed: New Cyber Strategy must prioritize industry
MAR 09, 2022
The following op-ed appeared on March 9, 2022 in The Hill Times. OTTAWA -"This has been a land, sea, air, cyber, space, and information operation," an official with the Canadian Joint Operations Command summed upo...
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Exports to Turkiye Resume

CADSI thanks Global Affairs Canada for issuing the Notice swiftly after the decision was made.

xTechInternational Open to Canadian SMEs

The U.S. Army is accepting concept white papers for the xTechInternational Competition and awarding up to $500k in cash prizes.

Update on Canadian Cyber Standard

Read the latest updates on Canada's forthcoming Canadian Program for Cyber Security Certification (CP-CSC), which will begin appearing in select defence contracts this year.