Canada’s largest defence and security trade show took place in Ottawa this week. CANSEC is the annual trade show organized by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries.
Thousands of military, industry, and government representatives have converged in Ottawa for Canada’s largest annual arms and defence industry showcase.
June 1, 2011. Thank you Diane and Jason for inviting me to join you today. And thank you all for making Canadians aware that arms shows like CANSEC happen right here in Ottawa. Military spending is out of control in this country. While our social programs are inadequate, we still have joblessness, homelessness, and an […]
A video produced in 2003 using footage from CANSEC, the Abbotsford Airshow and Airshow Canada, and the companies themselves. Polaris Institute.
The City of Ottawa overturned a 20-year ban on arms shows at city-owned facilities. Now it has been revealed that the city is pocketing nearly $113,000 from CANSEC, Canada’s largest arms show. Urge Ottawa mayoral candidates to reject CANSEC, and to stop proffiting from the arms industry.
In an unusual move, Canada’s top soldier and the Defence Department’s Deputy Minister have given DND staff permission to accept free meals from contractors at this year’s CANSEC arms trade show (David Pugliese, “Changes to DND hospitality rules at military trade show raising eyebrows,” Ottawa Citizen, 11 May 2010). The new rules do not breach […]