Monthly Archives: November 2015

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New Attention to Canadian Coast Guard

Among other things, the new government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that it will place emphasis on renewing the Canadian Coast Guard fleet. See the CBC news article here:


Input Costs Down, Number of Ships Up?

There has been much written about how defence inflation has eroded the budget allocated to the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS).1 As time passes, the argument goes, the NSPS budget […]


Another Commentary to “Rough Seas Ahead”

I am at a loss to explain Mr. Hansen’s logic, and not General Leslie’s in his letter to the Chronicle Herald (Leslie’s Logic Alarming, 31 October), and in his 27 […]

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Private naval dockyards fleet-footed

* Moderator’s note: Originally published through the Chronicle Herald. “Your Oct. 22 article, “Rumoured top pick for Defence Minister could be bad news for Halifax,” references Irving Shipbuilding and we […]