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News Manufacturing General
December 12, 2019  

Seaspan delivers world class Fisheries, Coast Guard vessel

63-metre Jacques Cartier is one of the most advanced ships of its kind in the world.

News Transportation General
August 13, 2019  

Ottawa fines two coast guard ships for speeding in right whale protection zone

Since early June, eight right whales have died in Canadian waters, the worst death toll since 2017.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
May 23, 2019  

Feds offer $15.8B in new Coast Guard ships [UPDATED]

Will provide work to Vancouver, Halifax shipyards while opening door to Davie in Quebec.

News Government General
October 24, 2018  

Canadian Coast Guard to increase focus on Arctic through creation of new branch

Critics say more is needed than reorganization, coast guard is underfunded.

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September 20, 2017  

Feds reviewing budgets and schedules for new resupply ships, icebreaker

Construction of three offshore fisheries science vessels for the coast guard is delayed.

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July 4, 2017  

West coast revival: Seaspan leads Canada’s NSS

A national shipbuilding strategy to renew Canada’s naval and coast guard fleets is paying dividends coast-to-coast.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 10, 2016  

Davie makes a play to Liberals for Coast Guard deal

Unsolicited bid worth up to $1 billion includes icebreaker and three support ships.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
November 16, 2015  

Reinstate coast guard, ban north coast oil tankers: Trudeau to ministers

Environmental and safety advocates have decried the former Conservative government’s handling of marine issues.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2014  

Airbus challenges Coast Guard helicopter contract

Federal officials expected de facto sole source coast guard chopper deal

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
May 16, 2014  

Tories face de facto sole source deal in second coast guard chopper contract

AgustaWestland, Airbus Helicopters Canada and Sikorsky have all signalled they won’t be submitting bids.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
May 13, 2014  

Bell Helicopter awarded contentious $172M coast guard chopper contract

Procurement process could still be thrown into chaos because of ongoing lawsuit, rival company’s lawyer warns.

News Automotive Manufacturing Metals Transportation Business Operations Operations Production
April 8, 2014  

Crews working to clear ice-clogged Great Lakes shipping pathways

Shipping logjam caused weeklong shutdown at largest steel mill in the US.

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October 16, 2013  

Davie Yards targets coast guard contracts, expects employment to double

The once mothballed operation is humming with 750 workers as it prepares to launch its first ship since restarting operations last year.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
June 4, 2013  

Federal audits find offshore oil spill response outdated, disorganized

Lack of dedicated funding has meant the Coast Guard has not been able to “properly life-cycle” equipment.