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Staples and Naqi op-ed: Who will be watching over the shipbuilding program?

August 2, 2012

By Steven Staples and Mahmud Naqi Published in the August 2012 issue (Volume 19 Issue 7) of Esprit de Corps  From the Cyclone helicopter to the F-35 stealth fighter, defence procurement problems have been dominating the headlines. However, the federal government’s planned $35 billion National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy is bigger than both of these combined. […]

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The Shrinking Shipyards: Steven Staples on ship building contracts

June 12, 2012

The Chronicle Herald covered the possible downsizing of the shipbuilding contracts awarded to Halifax’s Irving Shipbuilding yard this past fall. As DND is to cut back its budget by $2 billion, Steven Staples pointed out that there may have been some misunderstandings surrounding the contract. “No contracts have been awarded,” Staples said. “The government just […]

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