Irving Tries to Repair Their Tarnished Media Profile

June 4, 2019 – Irving Shipbuilding is committed to maximizing Canadian content and benefit through our construction of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS). Our AOPS contract requires us to achieve at least 50% of Canadian Content Value (CCV) in direct work, recognizing that in some instances, we must procure material for the ships internationally. Today, approximately 70% of the work on AOPS is direct Canadian content. This is work that a Canadian supplier does with us directly related to the AOPS program. Any work performed…

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Chief of the Defence Staff Statement on VADM Norman

May 8, 2019 – General Jonathan Vance, the Chief of the Defence Staff, made the following statement: “On Wednesday, 8 May, the Public Prosecution Service of Canada stayed the proceedings against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman. “This stay eliminates the conditions that caused me to relieve Vice-Admiral Norman from his military duties in January of 2017– in accordance with the Queen’s Regulations and Orders section 101.09. “As we know, the RCMP conducted and completed its investigation, charges were laid, and the proceedings have now been stayed. In this new context, the Queen’s…

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