Ottawa, Ontario, July 14, 2016– Calian Group Ltd. (TSX: CGY) is pleased to announce that the current Health Services Support Contract (HSSC) with the Department of National Defence (DND) has been extended for a further 12-month period with a new completion date of March 31, 2018. The extended contract term will be funded by further increasing the contract ceiling value by $75 million.
"We are honoured to be able to continue our work with DND as their health services delivery partner," stated Scott Murray, Vice-President, Health Services. "We view this extension as a very positive indication of our HSSC team's ability to help DND deliver the highest quality health services to the serving men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces."
"Calian has proudly supported the health care requirements of the military for over 10 years. We take this role very seriously, working hard to consistently earn a 'superior' performance rating throughout the term of the contract. This commitment to delivery excellence and customer satisfaction has enabled Calian to not only retain current customers but attract several new clients in the health domain, directly supporting our strategic goal of being the largest health services organization in Canada," stated Kevin Ford, President and CEO.