If Calian employees needed any more reason to celebrate during the firm’s fiscal year-end party last Friday night at the Hilton Lac-Leamy, CEO Kevin Ford provided it in spades.

At 3 p.m. that afternoon, Mr. Ford received the news he’d been anxiously awaiting for weeks – Calian’s 12-year contract to provide health-care support services to the Canadian military had just been renewed. And as a bit of a TGIF bonus, the firm also found out it had received two additional contracts to supply similar services to the RCMP and Veterans Affairs Canada.

The expected total value of the deals: $990 million, including $875 million for the armed forces contract, plus an additional $60 million for the RCMP pact and $55 million for the Veteran Affairs deal. Click here for the full OBJ article.