This week, Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) will host the 21st annual CANSEC trade show in Ottawa, Ontario.

The two-day trade show will feature 300 exhibitors spread over 150,000 square feet of exhibition space, making it Canada’s largest defense industry event. Over 11,000 registrants and 40 foreign delegations are expected to attend.

This year, the keynote speakers are:

  • The Honorable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence
  • The Honorable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
  • The Honorable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement
  • Lieutenant-General P.F. Wynnyk, Vice Chief of the Defence Staff

Keep checking back at to see our coverage throughout the week:

Read here about the state of the Canadian defense industry.

Check out our running list of industry releases from CANSEC here.