Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, and the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry announced that Canada has finalized a government-to-government agreement with the United States (US) government for the acquisition of up to 16 P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).
The Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Bill Blair, issued the following statement today regarding the External Monitor’s second status report on the implementation of the recommendations of the Independent External Comprehensive Review (IECR).
Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, concluded his visit to Halifax, where he co-hosted the 15th annual Halifax International Security Forum (HISF) with HFX President Mr. Peter Van Praagh.
Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, announced dedicated funding to commemorate the legacy of No. 2 Construction Battalion at an event hosted by the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, a long-standing champion of the legacy of No. 2 Construction Battalion.