Canadian Government Announces Multi-Billion Dollar Warship Building Program
By Roger Annis; October 26, 2011 – The Bullet Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 562
The champagne corks were popping in Halifax and Vancouver on October 19 when the Canadian government announced that two shipyards there have been chosen to build a new, multi-billion dollar generation of warships and coast guard vessels.
The government will spend at least $35-billion over the coming years to build up to 15 frigates and destroyers, six to eight arctic patrol ships, an icebreaker, four coast guard vessels and two navy support ships.
The winning bidders for the work are Halifax