Will provide work to Vancouver, Halifax shipyards while opening door to Davie in Quebec.
Quebec shipbuilder wants in on $35 billion worth of new vessels for the navy and coast guard.
Canadian Forces decided another Asterix supply ship wasn’t necessary, almost 1,000jobs gone by Christmas.
Unsolicited bid worth up to $1 billion includes icebreaker and three support ships.
Ship maker still on short list for multi-billion dollar contracts despite being in creditor protection since early 2010