Rendering of the new $144‑million complex for Defence Research and Development Canada in Valcartier, Quebec.

Valcartier Defence Research and Development Centre undergoes a renewal

The Department of National Defence's science and technology community will be able to count on a new research and development pavilion complex as early as 2024: a state‑of‑the‑art LEED infrastructure.

Excavation of the floor slab at the Canadian Forces Ammunition Depot Bedford, NS. Removal of the toxic soil below the structure resulted in achieving zero detection.

Going above and beyond to assure occupants their new workplace is safe

Thanks to expert project management, know‑how and technical wizardry, occupants of a former torpedo maintenance facility at Canadian Forces Ammunition Depot Bedford, Nova Scotia can be confident their workplace is free from hazards.


A former mess hall is among the over 30 buildings that are being removed during the demolition of the Kapyong Barracks.

Celebrating deconstruction at Kapyong Barracks

Measuring success on DCC projects usually involves looking back on something built, but for the team in Winnipeg this year, it will instead focus on what was torn down.

Construction of the new $35‑million Health Services Centre at Garrison Petawawa.

Health services centres across Canada offer efficient, integrated services for military lifestyles

Health care infrastructure for Canadian Armed Forces personnel is being redeveloped at bases and wings across the country, as aging and separate facilities are brought under one streamlined roof at each location.


In our past issues

New strategy seeks to involve more Indigenous businesses in DCC's work

DCC has embarked on a dedicated strategy to increase Indigenous participation in the contracts it manages for the Department of National Defence.

DCC maintaining critical operations during COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many Government of Canada organizations, including Defence Construction Canada, to revise their policies and procedures to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances.