What’s Canada Buying? November 5, 2012
- Big Honkin’ Ships (BHS) Now that we’re building BHS, how about a “before” snapshot of the industry? “It has been more than 20 years since the last major, federal shipbuilding project was undertaken in Canada. As a result, Industry Canada has had a relative lack of visibility into the sector and a somewhat incomplete understanding of its relative strengths and capabilities. However, the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) is about to launch a new era in naval and coast guard procurement at the federal level, one that is expected to have a significant and sustained impact on the industry and related subsectors over the next 30 years. This presents an opportune time for a baseline study to capture a snapshot of marine industry’s pre-NSPS characteristics ….” – a bit more information in the Terms of Reference here.
- Wanted: Sandwiches for Borden, Toronto – more on how many of what kind here.
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