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Cyber warfare: cooperation needed between military and industry

The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) has released a report this month saying Canadian security could be at risk in a cyber attack. They say while outside forces can mount attacks quickly, Canada lags behind because of »

Economy, Society

CANSEC defence industry show draws protesters and politicians

Canada’s largest defence and security industry trade show got underway in Ottawa Wednesday morning amid peaceful protests outside the venue at the capital’s EY Centre. The annual trade show, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, is hosted by »

International, Politics, Society

Canada wants a bigger share of India’s defence procurement market

Ottawa is working towards strengthening its defence and security ties with New Delhi and hopes the country’s high-tech defence industries will make greater inroads in India’s ambitious arms procurement program, says Canada’s Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan. India has been the »

International, Politics, Society

Canada’s arms trade dilemma

A remotely operated machine gun swivelling on its base with robotic grace, its electronic eye searching for targets, greeted you at the entrance to the trade show at Ottawa’s EY Centre. A giant convention floor filled with booths featuring guns, »

International, Politics, Society

Canada’s top soldier predicts busy, uncertain security environment

If the current pace of Canada’s military deployments seems busy now, it is likely to get a lot more hectic and unpredictable in the future, says the country’s top soldier. Speaking at CANSEC 2016, billed as Canada’s Global Defence and Security »