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How far behind schedule is Canada’s shipbuilding program? Ottawa won’t say

by Murray Brewster (feat. David Perry)

CBC News
May 16, 2018

Federal officials running the country's multi-billion dollar shipbuilding program are refusing to say how badly off-track the schedule is for the delivery of new naval supply ships and the Canadian Coast Guard's planned heavy icebreaker — even though they've known since last fall.

A revised schedule has been presented to Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) by executives at Seaspan, one of two go-to shipyards for the federal government.

There's a reference to the new schedule in an information paper, obtained by CBC News under the access to information law, which analyzes anticipated production gaps at the two shipyards.

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