Tidbits from Both Sides of the Fight

What’s Canada Buying? November 5, 2012

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  • 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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5 November 12 at 12:15

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