U.S. Army awards new contract to FLIR for NBCRV program

U.S. defence company FLIR Systems announced on 16 October that it has been awarded a $26 million contract modification in support of the Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle Sensor Suite Upgrade (NBCRV SSU) program for the U.S. Army.  The Other Transaction Authority (OTA) agreement was awarded through the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear […]

Docs suggest bureaucrats were nudged to look to WE Charity for student program

OTTAWA — Thousands of pages of newly released documents back up the Trudeau government’s contention that it was federal public servants who recommended a student service grant program be administered by WE Charity. But they also suggest bureaucrats may have been nudged to look in that direction by their political masters. The documents were released […]

Ottawa wants equity option from public companies borrowing through new loan program for big businesses

The federal government wants the option to take equity in publicly traded companies that tap into its new loan program for big business, The Logic has learned. On Monday, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF), through which Ottawa will give credit of $60 million or more to firms with […]