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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.