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DND's fiscal reality won't change, demand will exceed supply

Paddy O'Donnell: 'We urge the government redress the critical funding shortfall being faced by the Canadian Forces and it is also quite clear that there is a requirement for a defence industry policy framework '

The Canadian Defence Industries Association (CDIA) represents the interests of companies in Canada that provide products and services to Canadian and foreign defence departments. Currently, Canada's defence industry generates approximately $7-billion Canadian in annual revenue, supporting full or part-time employment for over 50,000 workers in all regions of Canada. About two-thirds of revenues are derived from the domestic defence market; the United States receives approximately 50 per cent of Canada's defence exports.

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DND's fiscal reality won't change, demand will exceed supply

Paddy O'Donnell: 'We urge the government redress the critical funding shortfall being faced by the Canadian Forces and it is also quite clear that there is a requirement for a defence industry policy framework '

The Canadian Defence Industries Association (CDIA) represents the interests of companies in Canada that provide products and services to Canadian and foreign defence departments. Currently, Canada's defence industry generates approximately $7-billion Canadian in annual revenue, supporting full or part-time employment for over 50,000 workers in all regions of Canada. About two-thirds of revenues are derived from the domestic defence market; the United States receives approximately 50 per cent of Canada's defence exports.

  

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Friday, February 27, 2015
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Bloomberg's Theo Argitis and PMO chief of staff Ray Novak.
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The PMO's outgoing Director of Communications Jason MacDonald.
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PMO executive assistant Stephen Staley, PMO special assistant Myles Atwood, and Tory Party national campaign manager Jenni Byrne.
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PMO deputy chief of staff Howard Anglin and Postmedia's Stephen Maher.
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The Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete with the man of the hour, Jason MacDonald.
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The Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles.
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CBC's Chris Hall and Melissa Lantsman, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's director of communications.
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Michael White, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's policy director.

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