Senator critiques defence procurement process

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February 11, 2019


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Senator critiques defence procurement process

“The fiasco of fighter jet replacement is the best example of a procurement system that is cumbersome, bureaucratic and beset by political interference,” according to Senator Nicole Eaton.

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 Today's News

Canada Jetlines announces planned routes out of YHU

Canada Jetlines plans to operate flights out of Montreal Saint-Hubert Longueuil Airport to locations across Quebec and Canada, as well as U.S. destinations including Florida and New York.

 

Embraer delivers 181 jets in 2018

38 per cent of Embraer's yearly deliveries were made in the fourth quarter of 2018, with 33 commercial jets and 36 executive jets delivered. Embraer's backlog total for the year is approximately US$16.3 billion.

 
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YQB sets new passenger record for 2018

Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport welcomed 1.7 million passengers in 2018, a 6.6 per cent increase from 2017. YQB is looking forward to hosting the Routes Americas conference from Feb 12 to 14.

 
 

Dutch honour for Canadian task force commander in Mali

LCol René Le Noble, commander of the Dutch contingent in Mali, presented Col Chris McKenna, who completed his tour as commander of Task Force Mali on Jan. 25, with the Dutch Medal of Merit in Bronze.

 

DDC to unveil its 400 pound payload cargo delivery drone

Drone Delivery Canada will reveal its 400 pound payload cargo delivery drone, 'the Condor', on Feb.19 at the Toronto Stock Exchange.

 

RCAF Airwomen's reunion to be held in June

Current and retired Royal Canadian Air Force airwomen are invited to the group's 14th reunion in Ottawa from June 7 to 9, 2019.

 
 
   

 News From The Web

Hicks on Biz: Flying high at Edmonton International Airport
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Air Canada employee says staff trained to 'dupe' passengers at risk of being bumped from oversold flights
 Source: cbc.ca

 

Remember this? The phantom air raid
 Source: ottawamatters.com

 

Royal Canadian Air Force wants more than a few good pilots as it's losing many of them to commercial jobs
 Source: thespec.com

 
   

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