Will provide work to Vancouver, Halifax shipyards while opening door to Davie in Quebec.
Critics say more is needed than reorganization, coast guard is underfunded.
Construction of three offshore fisheries science vessels for the coast guard is delayed.
A national shipbuilding strategy to renew Canada’s naval and coast guard fleets is paying dividends coast-to-coast.
Unsolicited bid worth up to $1 billion includes icebreaker and three support ships.
Environmental and safety advocates have decried the former Conservative government’s handling of marine issues.
Federal officials expected de facto sole source coast guard chopper deal
AgustaWestland, Airbus Helicopters Canada and Sikorsky have all signalled they won’t be submitting bids.
Procurement process could still be thrown into chaos because of ongoing lawsuit, rival company’s lawyer warns.
Shipping logjam caused weeklong shutdown at largest steel mill in the US.
The once mothballed operation is humming with 750 workers as it prepares to launch its first ship since restarting operations last year.
Lack of dedicated funding has meant the Coast Guard has not been able to “properly life-cycle” equipment.