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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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Don't miss this year's BlackBerry Security Summit
SEP 20, 2021
Join us for BlackBerry’s all-virtual Security Summit onOctober 13, 2021. Hear from industry experts and thought leaders Get insights from customer and partner use cases Watch product demos for tips and tren...
SEP 14, 2021
TrellisWare’s TSM™ waveform will provide the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) with advanced integrated tactical networking. San Diego, California, September 14, 2021 – TrellisWare Technologies, Inc. will provi...
Three new strategic partners join the FAcT team led by Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training
SEP 13, 2021
Babcock Leonardo Canadian Aircrew Training is proud to announce FlightSafety International (FSI), L3Harris Technologies and Top Aces as strategic partners for Canada’s Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) program. With ...
ABS AIP for VARD’s Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessel
SEP 13, 2021
ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to VARD Marine for its 115m next generation offshore patrol vessel (NGOPV) design. The VARD 7 115 NGOPV caters to a range of mission requirements, including air, surface, ...
Seaspan Shipyards collaborates with BC Tech to grow diverse tech talent pool in British Columbia
AUG 31, 2021
Investment in Digital Lift internship program will help individuals reskill, gain experience to pursue tech careers in high-opportunity sectors, including marine industry.​ August 31, 2021 – North Vancouver,...
General Dynamics to Establish Centre of Excellence for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Technologies in Québec
AUG 20, 2021
OTTAWA–General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada announced today the establishment of a Centre of Excellence in Sherbrooke for remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) technologies, leveraging the $9 million contribut...
Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada join forces to support the country’s Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) program
AUG 11, 2021
Ottawa, 11 August 2021 – Babcock and Leonardo, two leading international aerospace, defence and security organisations and military training providers, are pleased to announce today the signing of a Teaming Agreement ...
Dominis makes waves; An article in Canadian Metalworking.
JUL 30, 2021
Dominis develops technology to CNC mill high-precision propellers to final form and finish.
Croatia's research may smooth the way for Canadian firm's quieter propellers
JUL 30, 2021
Dominis is investigating the impact of manufacturing tolerances on propeller performance.
Tacteris selected by DND to develop military logistics software
JUN 14, 2021
Tacteris to provide adaptive logistics planning technology in support of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) mission CALGARY, Jun. 14, 2021 – Tacteris Systems (“Tacteris”), today announced tha...
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CADSI fights security clearance changes

Public Services and Procurement Canada is making changes to the Contract Security Program effective Sept. 1, 2021. Neither industry nor CADSI was consulted ahead of this announcement, and CADSI strenuously objects to them.

Mandatory Vaccines by October

The government will require all federal public-service employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by late October. This may affect some defence companies.

CMMC and a Quantum Leap!

The Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development has launched public consultations to develop a National Quantum Strategy.