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Federal public works minister meets with Manitoba aerospace industry reps

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Public Works Minister Diane Finley and MP Joyce Bateman (Winnipeg South Centre) met with members of Manitoba’s aerospace industry in Winnipeg Friday to discuss defence procurement and the new Defence Procurement Strategy (DPS).

Six months after the launch of the DPS, the aerospace industry provided their feedback on the strategy’s three main objectives: to deliver the right equipment to the Canadian Armed Forces and the Canadian Coast Guard in a timely manner; to leverage purchases of defence equipment to create jobs and economic growth in Canada; and to streamline defence procurement processes.

Finley and Bateman were joined by the following companies: Boeing Canada, Cadorath Uniflyte Ltd.,The Composites Innovation Centre, Cormer Aerospace, Custom Steel Manufacturing Ltd., EMTEQ, EnviroTREC, Executive Aviation Services, InfoMagnetics Technologies, Kelowna Flightcraft Allied, Magellan Aerospace, Manitoba Aerospace Association, Manitoba Aerospace Human Resources Council, Matrix Industries, Monarch Industries, Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute, Pro-Tek Surface Technologies,Republic Architecture Inc., Seccuris Inc., Solara Remote Data Delivery Inc., Synergy Interior Design, TLG, University of Manitoba and WestCaRD.

 

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