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Sandy Thomson, second Canadian engineer to receive the Sperry Award
Sep20

Sandy Thomson, second Canadian engineer to receive the Sperry Award

George A. (Sandy) Thomson, a pilot, mechanical engineer, and innovator who has led Thordon Bearings for many years, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Sperry Award.  Sandy Thomson The Sperry Award was instituted in 1955 to commemorate the life of Elmer A. Sperry, an inventor, and entrepreneur who contributed to the advancement of many modes of transportation...

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Vanguard Launches First-Ever Canadian Submarine Event
Sep19

Vanguard Launches First-Ever Canadian Submarine Event

Canada’s premier security and defence magazine, Vanguard, announced earlier today the launch of the first-ever Canadian submarine event – Deep Blue 2020 Forum. Canada is a maritime nation surrounded by three oceans. For Canada, the defence of our underwater domain and the ability to operate in the underwater domain, including the Arctic is a vital national strategic interest. Deep...

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C4ISR and Beyond 2020 – Your input matters
Sep18

C4ISR and Beyond 2020 – Your input matters

C4ISR and Beyond is a one day conference, produced by Vanguard, that brings together stakeholders from industry, military, and government in Canada to discuss C4ISR related lessons, share technological advancement and its impact within the industry. C4ISR and Beyond is about creating a platform to further the discussion between key suppliers of C4ISR and DND in a panel environment...

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Icebreakers and the Battle for the Arctic
Sep16

Icebreakers and the Battle for the Arctic

The entrance into St. Petersburg via boat in early April would have been difficult had it not been for Russia’s famous icebreaker ships that came through a few weeks earlier and broke up the ice, opening up safe shipping lanes. Russia’s icebreaker fleet in the Baltic Sea is a significant economic asset. But there’s another region where Russia’s expanding...

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MARITECH facilitates discussion on attracting and retaining young professionals
Sep11

MARITECH facilitates discussion on attracting and retaining young professionals

Each year, millions of young people enter the workforce, and some go on to work in the professional field. These young adults become known as young professionals. Organizations across all industries are looking at how to attract and retain these young professionals, but it is not such an easy task. Studies have shown that professionals from the millennial generation...

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