Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

April 25, 2012 12:19 ET

Ministre MacKay Announces Contract Award at Canadian Forces Base Halifax

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 25, 2012) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, today announced a contract award to a joint venture between SNC-Lavalin and AECON Atlantic Group for the design of a new accommodation tower and dining and messing facilities at Canadian Forces Base Halifax. The contract is valued at $2.5 million, and will help sustain the economy in the community and region.

"I am proud to be a part of a government that invests in the Canadian Forces," said Minister MacKay. "In addition to supporting our Forces, this defence project will also generate economic benefits for the region and the province of Nova Scotia."

The Canadian Forces is a first-class, modern military delivering excellence at home and is a strong and reliable partner in the defence of North America making meaningful contributions to international security.

The Government of Canada conducted an open, fair, and transparent competition process to award a contract for this project.

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