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News Government Manufacturing Transportation General
November 26, 2020  

Two supply ships not enough to ensure Navy can resupply fleets

Documents show the federal government originally planned to buy three new joint support ships.

News Transportation General
June 11, 2020  

BC, Ontario shipyards team up to win multibillion dollar icebreaker contract

The agreement between Seaspan Marine and Heddle Shipyards represents the type of co-operation rarely seen within Canada.

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 Government Manufacturing Transportation General
May 31, 2019  

Procurement minister wishes Irving hadn’t threatened reporters

Carla Qualtrough says the government is reviewing its policies on divulging journalists’ information to companies.

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 Manufacturing General
May 8, 2019  

‘You are free to leave’: How the case against Mark Norman ended

Vice-Admiral was charged with breach-of-trust over leaked documents.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
March 21, 2019  

Davie, rivals square off over multibillion dollar shipbuilding plan

Quebec shipbuilder wants in on $35 billion worth of new vessels for the navy and coast guard.

News Government General
February 14, 2019  

RCMP charges another official in connection with alleged shipbuilding leak

Matthew Matchett, who was suspended without pay from his job at Public Services and Procurement Canada in October, is due to appear in court on March 5.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Production
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.

News Manufacturing Transportation Facilities Maintenance General
August 18, 2017  

Thales Canada gets $5.2B Arctic fleet service contract

Work to be completed in Canada, except when the ships need work overseas.

Feature Government Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
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 Manufacturing General
March 23, 2017  

South Korea to inject $2.6B into ailing shipyard Daewoo

Will prevent company from going bankrupt when some of its debt matures next month.

News Manufacturing General
March 13, 2017  

Rosborough Boats gets $7.3M rescue boat contract for Arctic patrol ships

Nova Scotia firm will build two rigid hull inflatable boats for each of the six patrol vessels.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 1, 2017  

Seaspan awarded $230 million shipbuilding contract

BC shipyard to build two joint supply ships for the Royal Canadian Navy.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 17, 2016  

Warship builder, government defend against alleged conflict of interest

Irving and feds say measures have been taken to ensure full transparency and fairness.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General
March 15, 2016  

Vancouver Shipyards gets $65.4M for vessel contracts

Funding under National Shipbuilding Policy for science vessel and joint support ships.

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 Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
February 18, 2016  

Shipbuilders call for federal strategy overhaul to avoid ’embarrassment’

Industry group claims current strategy from the former Harper government has led to “unaffordable” renewal programs.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 14, 2016  

BC, Nova Scotia bolster shipbuilding apprenticeships

Pact strengthens workforce co-operation and trades training between the regions.

News Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
December 4, 2015  

Rising Canadian warships costs no surprise: naval expert

Canadians could be on the hook for as much as $30 billion to build the 15 new ships, well above original estimates.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General
June 24, 2015  

Retrofit of civilian vessel a supply ship stop gap

So far, Quebec’s Davie Shipyard getting the job without open call for tenders.

News Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Sustainability
July 4, 2014  

Polish shipyard wins bid to build three BC ferries for $165M

105-metre vessels will accommodate 145 vehicles and 600 passengers.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
December 11, 2013  

Davie Shipyard relaunched | PLANT

New ownership resuscitates storied, but once-troubled shipyard with high-end vessels.

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 Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
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 General
August 22, 2013  

Halifax frigates get $15M chilled-water upgrade

Part of the federal Modernization/Frigate Life Extension program.

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September 10, 2012  

$13.7B in ‘corporate welfare’ since 1982: Fraser Institute

No payment expected by Industry Canada for nearly half.

News General
February 16, 2012  

Ottawa signs umbrella ship deal with Irving

The federal government has signed an umbrella agreement with the Irving shipyard in Halifax, a step towards building Canada’s next fleet of navy ships.

News Business Operations Operations Production
January 9, 2012  

Harper is blind to buy-Canadian benefits

Canada’s beleaguered shipbuilding industry is going to receive a $35-billion facelift over the next 30 years. This is welcome news for an industry that has for years faced uncertainty.