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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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Partners in Economic Restart: A Fiscally Neutral Agenda Supported by Canada's Defence and Security Industries
SEP 09, 2020
As the Government of Canada seeks ideas and opportunities to drive growth, investment, and employment into the Canadian economy following the COVID-19 crisis, CADSI has proposed four key recommendations ahead of the...
Top Requested COVID-19 Business Resources
AUG 04, 2020
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. Sell or buy PPE (personal protective equipment)...
COVID-19 Membership Update: Join the Check-In Call, CERB Extension, CADSI initiatives update
JUN 23, 2020
Dear Member, Please find below CADSI's latest update as we keep you informed of policy decisions and news affecting your business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hearfrom Innovative Solutions Canadathis Thursday, ...
COVID-19 Membership Update: Economic Recovery Planning, PPE Procurements and Accessing Supply, Additional Resources
JUN 09, 2020
Dear Member, Please find below CADSI's latest update as we keep you informed of policy decisions and news affecting your business during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Reserve your spot for our DefenceIndustry Che...
COVID-19 Membership Update – Business Resumption Planning, New IDEaS Challenges, Resources for Businesses
MAY 26, 2020
Dear Member, Please find below CADSI's latest update as we keep you informed of policy decisions and news affecting your business during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Reserve your spot for our DefenceIndustry Che...
COVID-19 Membership Update – Defence Spending, Controlled Goods Update, PPE Needs
MAY 12, 2020
Dear Member, Please find below CADSI's latest update as we keep you informed of policy decisions and news affecting your business during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Join us Thursday, May 14to learn ho...
COVID-19 Membership Update – NEW! Public Health Measures and Personal Protection at DND Facilities
MAY 06, 2020
Dear Member, Today, DND released a Directive regarding the use and requirements of non-medical face masks for CAF members, DND staff, contractors and visitors.To prevent the transmission of COVID-19, non-m...
COVID-19 Membership Update - Embedded Contractors, Reopening the Economy, Commercial Rent Assistance
MAY 01, 2020
Dear Member,    Please find below CADSI’s latest update as we keep you informed of policy decisionsand newsaffectingyour business during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Embedded Contractor Grant...
COVID-19 Membership Update - Don’t miss our Defence Industry Check-In! PPE & Sanitization Needs, Wage Subsidy & Commercial Rents, BDC & EDC Effectiveness
APR 28, 2020
Dear Member,    Please find below CADSI’s latest update as we keep you informed of policy decisionsand newsaffectingyour business during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Don't miss our Defence Industry Check-In...
COVID-19 Membership Update – CEWS Applications Open Soon, NRC IRAP Assistance Available, Frequently Requested Resources
APR 23, 2020
Dear Member,    Please find below CADSI’s latest update as we keep you informed of policy decisions and news affecting your business during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Canadian Emergency Wag...
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Update on Defence Exports to Turkey

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U.S. DoD prohibits use of certain tech

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