BAE Systems was selected as preferred tenderer to supply nine frigates to Australia
Jun29

BAE Systems was selected as preferred tenderer to supply nine frigates to Australia

The Australian government has selected BAE Systems as “the preferred tenderer” for the SEA 5000 program to deliver nine Future Frigates to the Royal Australian Navy. The construction of the Global Combat Ship – Australia is expected to create and sustain 5,000 highly skilled jobs in Australia. The contract will also aid in the development of country’s naval shipbuilding...

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Canada sends 1,000 personnel to RIMPAC 2018
Jun25

Canada sends 1,000 personnel to RIMPAC 2018

This year’s Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime exercise, will take place from June 27 to August 2. More than 1,000 Canadian sailors, soldiers, and aviators are set to join 24,000 personnel from 25 nations for RIMPAC, which will take place in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The largest part of...

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Game Changer: Erinn van Wynsberghe, President & CEO, VanWyn Aerospace Logistics
Jun21

Game Changer: Erinn van Wynsberghe, President & CEO, VanWyn Aerospace Logistics

Vanguard’s latest Game Changer is Erinn van Wynsberghe. He founded VanWyn Aerospace Logistics a few years ago by developing a concept. “My start-up company’s project began when I developed the concept of a high-altitude, geostationary payload platform as part of my graduate thesis,” he said. He went on to relate that it started out as a theoretical project in...

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CANSEC 2018: A hub for leading-edge technology for military
Jun20

CANSEC 2018: A hub for leading-edge technology for military

As the principal defence event in Canada, CANSEC 2018 started with a buzz revolving around the announcement made on the first day by Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan. During his keynote address, Minister Sajjan announced a new Defence Investment Plan, which is an add-on to the new Defence Policy that was announced last year, Strong, Secure, Engaged. This...

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Game Changer: Dr. Francis Dubé, Director, Zenyatta Ventures Ltd.
Jun19

Game Changer: Dr. Francis Dubé, Director, Zenyatta Ventures Ltd.

Dr. Francis Dubé started out in the industry as an activist shareholder who saw a significant asset in the Albany Graphite deposit but yet at the same time shareholders have seen five years of negative return on investment. That prompted a group of like-minded investors, Dr. Dubé explained, that decided to act to turn there company around. They then...

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