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Find out about product releases, breakthroughs and recognitions from world-leading Canadian defence and security companies. The Member News page provides links to the latest news releases from our member companies from across Canada.

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BCIT announces new Director, Centre for Welding Technologies and Metallurgy Research
MAY 18, 2022
The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is pleased to announce that Dr. Mathew Smith, PhD, PPhys, PEng has been appointed Director of the Centre for Welding Technologies and Metallurgy Research in theSchool ...
Mathers Logistics' parent I. H. Mathers celebrates 150 years of continued success
MAY 11, 2022
Based in Atlantic Canada, I. H. Mathers (est. 1872) specializes in providing logistics, marine and personnel services for their clients throughout the world. And this year IHM is celebrating 150 years of operations. ...
Canadian UAVs Climbs the list of the Canadian Defense Review Top 100 Companies
MAY 10, 2022
We are honoured to continually climb the list on theCanadian Defence Review#Top100defence companies for the 3rd straight year. We are now #52 on the list amongst a very esteemed group of companies (up from 57 last yea...
New Horizons Kingston Federal Government Training Solutions
APR 13, 2022
Federal Government Training Solutions New Horizons Kingston has been awarded byThe Government of Canada a 10-year Standing Offer and Supply Arrangement for the provision of commercially available training to all emp...
Canadian UAVs Secures Nation-Wide BVLOS Permit for Flight Operations
APR 08, 2022
On March 24, 2022, Canadian UAVs secured a Canada-wide Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) for the operation of its fleet of small Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS). T...
META APPOINTS NEW EVP (EO/IR) AND EXPANDS ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE TO ACCELERATE GROWTH, STRENGTHEN PIPELINE, AND INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY
APR 06, 2022
New function led by Dr. John “Yiannis” Antoniades, EVP of Engineering and EO/IR Systems HALIFAX, NS / ACCESSWIRE / April 6, 2022 /Meta Materials Inc. (the “Company” or “META®”) (NASDAQ:MMAT) (FSE:MMAT) ...
Arcfield Canada Awarded $50M CF-18 Avionics Optimized Weapon System Support Contract Extension
APR 06, 2022
CALGARY, Alberta, April 6, 2022— Arcfield Canada Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Arcfield, has been awarded a two-year contract extension by the Department of National Defence to provide support services for the R...
META MATERIALS ACQUIRES UK-BASED PLASMA APP LTD.
APR 05, 2022
Superior Coating Technology, PLASMAfusion™, Expected to Strengthen Existing Applications and Enable New Verticals Including Battery Materials HALIFAX, NS / ACCESSWIRE / April 4, 2022 /Meta Materials Inc. (the “C...
CANADIAN UAVS SECURES FUNDING FROM PRAIRIESCAN FOR BUSINESS SCALE-UP
MAR 17, 2022
CALGARY, Alberta, March 17, 2022 – Canadian UAVs has secured funding through Prairie Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCAN, www.canada.ca/en/prairies-economic-development.html) with a strategic investment through t...
Seaspan Shipyards launches immersive visualization platform to accelerate digital transformation of shipbuilding and fleet maintenance
MAR 15, 2022
HoloShip facility will be an engine for technology innovation as Seaspan and Canadian marine sector evolve to digital ship environment throughout vessel lifecycle March 15, 2022 – North Vancouver, BC - Seaspan Sh...
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Budget sees defence spending increase

On April 7, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland tabled Budget 2022. CADSI has prepared a detailed member primer.

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More CSP changes coming May 2

on May 2, 2022, Canada’s Contract Security Program (CSP) will implement Phase Two of a planned series of changes affecting eligibility for security screenings.

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Consulting on Reciprocal Procurement

Global Affairs Canada has launched consultations on reciprocal procurement policies in Canada. Defence procurement is excluded from the scope of this work, but CADSI wants to hear from you if you feel your company should participate.