About Us


We are your connection to the Ontario defence sector.



Our mission is to promote the growth of small and medium sized enterprises in the Ontario defence sector. As a trusted partner, we leverage our experience, reputation and knowledge-leadership position to connect and network your organization with the influencers and decision makers in the defence sector and the Canadian government.



Defence Ontario is a pragmatic organization, built on transparency, trust and integrity in all that we do. We are respectful in our relationships, inclusive in our outreach, and fiscally responsible stewards for our membership. We leverage our experience and reputation to enhance the Defence Ontario experience for its members, stakeholders and the defence sector.



Defence Ontario’s Vision, Mission and Values are key components of the association’s future. Our Vision is a compelling picture of our enterprise in the future. Our Mission lays out an inspirational path towards achievement of our Vision, improving the focus and alignment of our decisions and planning. Our Values guide our behaviours along that path as we take this journey together.