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Tag: <span>Budget</span> – Highlights of budget

New funding to bolster education, other benefits for veterans

– New funding for education, career transition services, and other initiatives will better position Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members for success in their post-military lives. The funding, which is part of Budget 2017, allocates up to $80 000 to support the costs of college, university, or technical education for Regular and Reserve Force CAF Veterans who …

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Tailored approach to maintaining RCAF aircraft engines

– On February 3, the Government of Canada announced in-service support contracts for the engines of three aircraft. Mississauga’s Magellan Aerospace won a $45 million contract for the sustainment of Hornet engines, while Winnipeg’s StandardAero won a $45 million contract for the sustainment of Aurora and H-model Hercules engines. These contracts are for an initial five-year …

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CFB Halifax’s TEME building: on time and under budget

– The Transport Electrical Mechanical Engineering (TEME) building at CFB Halifax was completed both on time and under budget, setting the stage for additional base construction initiatives. The successful construction of a new $71-million TEME building proved that a challenging military construction project can be completed both on time and under budget. The Halifax TEME building …

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Defence Highlights: Budget 2016

– Budget 2016 was tabled on March 22, outlining commitments to provide security for Canadians at home and abroad, and to ensure the CAF has the capabilities it needs to carry out missions. The 2016 Budget contained several highlights of note for members of our Defence Team. Consistent and Predictable Funding The government is respecting its …

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