News Transportation General
August 4, 2020  

Navy enters new era by welcoming long awaited Arctic warship into fleet

HMCS Harry DeWolf was welcomed in a ceremony at Canadian Forces Base Halifax on July 31, five years after Irving Shipbuilding first started cutting steel

News Transportation General
July 9, 2020  

Health official revokes US travel exemption for Irving Shipbuilding

No more back and forth while the border between the two countries remains officially closed for non-essential visits.

News Manufacturing General
November 13, 2019  

Delivery of navy’s first Arctic patrol ship delayed until 2020

Irving Shipbuilding has four of the Harry DeWolf-class of vessels under construction in Halifax.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Production
May 22, 2019  

Federal government to buy two more Arctic patrol ships from Irving

Addresses the Canadian Coast Guard’s desperate need for new ships and prevents layoffs at the shipyard.

News Manufacturing General
June 25, 2018  

Unionized Halifax shipbuilders vote in favour of four-year deal

Agreement covers about 900 shipbuilders at its shipyard facility.

News Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
June 13, 2016  

Liberals to streamline frigate replacement plan

Documents suggest the bill for 15 warships has ballooned to $40 billion from an original projection of $26 billion.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General Operations Production
September 2, 2015  

Construction starts at Halifax Shipyard on Arctic patrol ship

Irving Shipbuilding expects employment to swell to 2,500 workers once peak production is reached.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
January 19, 2015  

Feds contract Irving Shipbuilding to build naval patrol ships

Program expected to cost $3.5 billion, up from an initially proposed $3.1 billion when the ships were announced in 2007.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
December 2, 2013  

RCMP arrests Canadian trying to send shipbuilding information to China

Qing Quentin Huang works for a subcontractor to Irving Shipbuilding, which is building arctic patrol ships for the Canadian naval forces.

News General
October 19, 2011  

Halifax’s Irving big winner in $33 billion federal ship contracts

Vancouver’s Seaspan wins $8 billion worth of contracts; troubled Davie down but still not out