Serco’s Canada Marine Business Invests In contextere’s Data Analytics Solution

December 7, 2020 – Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced today that the Company is investing $850,000 in Ottawa-based artificial intelligence (AI) software firm contextere. Specifically, contextere’s AI technology, which will extract previously inaccessible data, curate the information, and deliver knowledge that improves performance, increases skills, and eliminates the need for rework. Contextere will develop…

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Seaspan Shipyards to Engage Canadian Youth in Marine Industry STEM Careers

December 8, 2020 – Today, Seaspan Shipyards announced a $300,000 investment in Let’s Talk Science, an award-winning national charitable organization that has been providing Canadian youth and educators with engaging science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs for more than 25 years. Seaspan’s three-year commitment will support the roll-out of new Kindergarten–Grade 12 (K-12) programming across Canada designed to educate…

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Forever Changed – Stories From the Second World War opens at the Canadian War Museum

December 3, 2020 – The Second World War was a global conflict, fought across almost every continent on land, at sea and in the air. For many Canadians, it was personal, affecting their lives as they served in uniform, contributed to the war effort from the home front, or worried about loved ones in danger. Opening on December 4 at…

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Transferring ESSMs in the time of COVID-19

November 25, 2020 – The morning of August 31, 2020, was a hot one in the Hawaiian sun. The Combat Systems Engineering (CSE) Officer of HMCS Winnipeg stood on the flight deck, ready to give a safety brief. Another successful Exercise RIM of the PACIFIC (RIMPAC) had just wrapped, and Winnipeg’s CSE department figured significantly in the many gunnery exercises…

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PAO Bureaucrat Named a 2020 Mercedes-Benz Emerging Leaders

December 2, 2020 – Mercedes-Benz Canada congratulates the 16 women who have been named as 2020 Mercedes-Benz Emerging Leaders Award winners, and recognizes the achievements of the rest of this year’s Women’s Executive Network’s (WXN) Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards recipients. The Mercedes-Benz Emerging Leaders Award celebrates the professional achievements of women aged 30 to 45 who are…

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Canada Joins Six Other Nations in ICE-PPR MOU

December 8, 2020 – The International Cooperative Engagement Program for Polar Research Memorandum of Understanding (ICE-PPR MOU) entered into effect on November 27, 2020. The MOU establishes general provisions that apply across basic research to development, testing and evaluation to improve partners’ capabilities for successful and safe operations in Polar areas. Participating nations include the Department of National Defence of…

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BAE Systems delivers warship support to HMCS Toronto

December 8, 2020 – BAE Systems has successfully completed planned systems maintenance and repair on HMCS Toronto, a Royal Canadian Navy ship, allowing the vessel to return to sea. The work was undertaken at the home of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Naval Base, UK. BAE Systems readied the Halifax-class frigate for her next assignment by providing support to the…

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