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OMX-Files: December 2018

By OMX | December 10, 2018

In our monthly series, the OMX Files tells you what you need to know about defence and procurement in Canada and around the world - including federal budget and spending, Canadian strategy and trends, international relations, and in-depth features and analyses. 

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October 30: Canada to accept bids for new fighter jet in May

October 30: Ottawa changes requirements for new fighter jets to help European firms to qualify 

November 1: Contracts worth $7B for maintenance of Canadian navy frigates will be divided among three shipyards

November 2: Ottawa to purchase a sixth Arctic and offshore patrol vessel

November 3: Canada joins largest US-led war games in Japan

November 7: Dassault withdraws from Canada’s fighter jet competition

November 12: Trump’s Nafta Plan Could Be Upended by Democrats’ House Takeover

November 16: Military launches Indigenous culture program at Valcartier

November 16: International intrigue: two defence and security conferences open in Halifax

November 17: The deputy minister of national defence has told a NATO meeting in Halifax that Canada intends to increase its defence budget by 1.46 per cent by the end of 2024.

November 19: U.S. and China Square Off on Trade, and APEC Nations Duck for Cover 

November 22: Defence giant files lawsuit over Canada’s $60B competition to design warships

November 30: Trump Signs New Trade Deal With Canada and Mexico After Bitter Negotiations

November 30: At Stake When Xi and Trump Meet: The Possibility of a New Cold War

Dec 3: Newly-signed USMCA points at increased auto imports, watered-down LGBTQ protections

Dec 3: Trump says China agreed to reduce tariffs on US car imports

 

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