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News Government Economy General
October 22, 2020  

Canada jumps closer to military spending target thanks to COVID-19

Poised to spend the equivalent of more of its GDP on defence this year than at any point in the past decade.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 2, 2020  

Champagne will stop arms exports to Turkey if rights abuse uncovered

Responding to allegations Turkey is involved in this week’s renewed fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing General Technology
September 8, 2020  

Chinese chipmaker SMIC denies military ties as US steps trade feud

US is considering adding SMIC to a list of foreign buyers needing permission to acquire technology or components.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 27, 2020  

China criticizes US sanctions over South China Sea buildup

America rejects China’s claim to virtually the entire waterway, portions claimed by Vietnam, the Philippines and other governments.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
July 22, 2020  

Company, CEO tried to export chemicals to China: Prosecutors

Scheme involved shipping chemicals used in microchip manufacturing from Rhode Island.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2020  

Military spending needed more now than ever: top defence official

Fears the Trudeau government will lean heavily on the $29-billion defence budget to help get spending back under control after COVID-19.

News Government General
April 23, 2020  

Military asked to aid nursing homes in Quebec, Ontario as COVID-19 slows

Premier Doug Ford muses Ontario could start easing restrictions ahead of next month’s long weekend.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 23, 2020  

Signs COVID-19 is slowing, provinces talk of easing restrictions

Both Quebec and Ontario called on the federal government to send in troops to bolster shortage of staff in nursing homes.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 3, 2020  

Armoured vehicle market to jump to $21.97B: Allied

The boost in the market is due to militarization of law enforcement agencies and surge in demand for bulletproof vehicles.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 25, 2020  

Trump’s India visit moves from pomp to trade, military talks

US president not in a hurry for a trade deal as tensions rise following steel and aluminum tariffs on India exports.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing General
February 11, 2020  

Chinese military members face charges in Equifax breach

A 2017 breach saw the personally identifiable information of at least 19,000 Canadians stolen from the credit monitoring company.

News General
February 6, 2020  

More than 100 military procurements facing delays: Defence Department

The delivery dates for new or upgraded equipment, some of which is needed urgently, have been pushed several years into the future

News Government Manufacturing General
April 4, 2019  

NATO ministers meet to celebrate 70th anniversary amid rifts

A dispute with Turkey over planned purchase of Russian weapons and defence spending disparities straining alliance.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 14, 2019  

Norad chief urges speedy defensive upgrades amid spectre of new Cold War

Threats include new, difficult to detect nuclear-armed cruise missiles and extreme-speed hypersonic missiles.

News Electronics General
February 13, 2019  

FLIR Systems to acquire Endeavor Robotics

Endeavor is a developer of battle-tested, tactical unmanned ground vehicles for the global military, public safety and critical infrastructure markets.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 11, 2019  

Russian fighters in Arctic spark debate on Canada’s place

Canada needs to keep pace if only because it can’t count on the current international order to hold: analyst.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 7, 2019  

Canada may want to consider its own space force: military expert

…but Canada should first develop a centre of excellence on space knowledge.

News Government General
December 17, 2018  

Crown says no evidence of political interference in Mark Norman case

Norman allegedly leaked government secrets about a $700-million military project in 2015.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 19, 2018  

Canada, US defence giant to launch high stakes talks over warship deal

Lockheed’s proposal beat two rival submissions to design replacements for the navy’s frigate and destroyer fleets.

News Government General
July 12, 2018  

Trudeau bills 10 year defence spending plan as answer to Trump spending call

As the NATO summit in Brussels wrapped up, the PM announced a 70 per cent increase in military spending. But the commitment falls short of the 2 per cent of GDP mark agreed upon by members in 2014.

News Aerospace Government General
May 30, 2018  

Canada invests another $54M into F-35 as Boeing hedges on fighter competition

Feds will launch formal competition early next year to replace aging CF-18s.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 8, 2018  

Freeland: No evidence Canadian made LAVS used against Saudi citizens

Follows a “rigorous investigation” launched last August at her request.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
February 7, 2018  

Champagne orders review of controversial helicopter deal with the Philippines

Review follows comments from a Philippine military official that the aircraft would be used for internal security operations.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 30, 2018  

Auditor general to issue new fighter jet report in the fall

Fewer problems anticipated as the overall procurement system has been revamped with a variety of checks and balances.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 14, 2017  

General Dynamics gets $404M contract to upgrade LAV IIIs

LONDON, Ont. — General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada has been

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 7, 2017  

Taiwan seeks to revive aerospace fortunes with jet trainers

The push to develop equipment to counter military and diplomatic pressure from China.

News Manufacturing General
December 5, 2016  

Hovering rescue craft awarded a $297,000 test contract

Military will check out Markham manufacturer’s Amphibious Trimaran with Aerostatic Discharge.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
November 29, 2016  

Air force commander says Liberals changed fighter jet requirement

Current number of CF-18s available now insufficient; Canada will have to increase the number of new planes.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
August 22, 2016  

Woman gets four years for exporting US military gear to China

Worked to export engines used in F-135, F-22 and F-16 fighter jets, an MQ-9 Reaper drone.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 15, 2016  

Canadian CEO loses bids to avoid extradition to US on fraud charges

Charges stem from a now-cancelled contract involving armoured vehicles destined for Iraq.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
July 7, 2016  

A timeline of efforts to replace Canada’s CF 18 fighter jets

Liberals to launch another round of consultations with the defence and industry.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
July 7, 2016  

Sajjan going back to drawing board on fighter jets

Repeating consultations with industry, consult allies’ about experiences using various aircraft.