Quebec shipbuilder wants in on $35 billion worth of new vessels for the navy and coast guard.
Rivals challenge Lockheed Martin’s winning bid through CITT, federal court.
Explosion sent flames and black smoke into the sky but caused only minor injuries.
75% of its members voted against the deal offered following eight months of negotiations.
Records show drywall manufacturer has not been required to repay at least $35 million.
Membership includes metal fabricators to electricians; contract expires at the end of this month.
Nova Scotia firm will build two rigid hull inflatable boats for each of the six patrol vessels.
Irving and feds say measures have been taken to ensure full transparency and fairness.