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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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Open Call for Board Members
DEC 10, 2018
Each year CADSI’s Board of Directors conducts a process to appoint new Board members as vacancies arise.CADSI's Board of Director's Nominating Committee does this through an open call to the CADSI membership. As s...
Christyn Cianfarani Named one of Canada's Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network
NOV 22, 2018
OTTAWA(November 22, 2018) –CADSI is proud to announce thatitsPresident and CEO,ChristynCianfarani,has been namedamong Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners for 2018. The annual list of winners...
Government selects preferred bidder for Canadian Surface Combatant
OCT 19, 2018
Christyn Cianfarani, President and CEO of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI), issued the following statement today in response to the federal government’s selectionof Lockheed Martin C...
RFP for Exhibitor Lead Retrieval Tool
OCT 10, 2018
CADSI has released aRequest for Proposals (RFP)seeking submissions from a third-party service partner to providea complete and seamless cost-effective lead retrieval...
RFP for Online E-Learning & Training Tool
JUN 21, 2018
The E-Learning RFP is now closed and CADSI is no longer accepting proposals. Only selected Proponents will be contacted for further engagement in this project.Thank you to all those who have submitted proposals. ...
ISED & CADSI Release the State of Canada's Defence Industry Report
MAY 25, 2018
CADSI, in partnership with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)and Statistics Canada, have just released the highly anticipatedState of Canada's Defence Industry Report. The State of Canada's...
Government releases Key Industrial Capabilities (KICs) as important tool for defence procurement
APR 23, 2018
On April 23, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development announced that the government will use its ITB Policy to motivate defence contractors to invest inKey Industrial Capabi...
DND Launches Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) Program
APR 09, 2018
Canada’s Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has officially launched the Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program. The program, which was included in the government’s defence policyStrong, Secure, E...
Update on Export Controls from Minister of Foreign Affairs
FEB 08, 2018
On February 8, 2018, The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs to brief the Committee on Canada's foreign policy priorities...
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