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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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Government of Canada Publishes Updated Principles for Management of Intellectual Property (IP)
DEC 18, 2017
After close consultation between CADSI; Public Services and Procurement Canada; National Defence; Innovation, Science Economic Development; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; and the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada...
CADSI Appears Before House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs
NOV 07, 2017
On November 7, CADSI President and CEO Christyn Cianfarani appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs to provide our industry’s perspective on Bill C-47, An Act to amend the Export and ...
CADSI President Speaks at Best Defence Conference 2017
NOV 02, 2017
On November 2, CADSI President and CEO Christyn Cianfarani provided opening remarks at London's Best Defence Conference 2017. Read full remarks here.
Canada’s Defence Industry a Key Priority for Canada’s New Defence Policy
JUN 07, 2017
Ottawa, 7 June 2017 – Christyn Cianfarani, President of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries, today issued the following statement regarding the Government of Canada’s new Defence Policy entit...
Statement by CADSI in Support of New Legislation to Accede to United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
APR 13, 2017
Ottawa, 13 April 2017 – Christyn Cianfarani, President of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries, today issued the following statement regarding the Government of Canada’s new legislation to all...
CADSI Announces New Chair to Lead Board of Directors
MAR 29, 2017
Ottawa, 29 March 2017 – Danny Deep, Vice President responsible for General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada, has been elected Chair of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries’ (CADSI) Board of Dire...
CADSI Launches Registration for CANSEC 2017
MAR 28, 2017
Ottawa, 28 March 2017 –The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) launches registration today for CANSEC 2017, Canada’s global defence and security trade show taking place in Ottawa, Ontario...
Globe & Mail Opinion Editorial by CADSI President: Why Canada is ripe for a new industrial policy
FEB 27, 2017
This article was first published intheGlobe and Mail's Report on Business. ------------------------------------------ For more than three decades, the phrase "industrial policy" was not to be uttered in polite c...
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Update on Defence Exports to Turkey

The federal government has suspended certain export permits to Turkey following allegations that Canadian-made technology is being used in military conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.

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U.S. DoD prohibits use of certain tech

The U.S. government has issued new restrictions prohibiting the Department of Defense from contracting, signing grants or loans with companies using certain Chinese equipment.