The Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada

May 19, 2016 06:00 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: The Resurgence of Canada's West Coast Shipbuilding Industry

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 19, 2016) - Shipbuilding is to the West Coast what the auto industry is to Ontario and aerospace is to Quebec. Seaspan's CEO Jonathan Whitworth will highlight the impact of a resurgent West Coast shipbuilding industry on high-value jobs across Canada, sustainable growth in a diversified B.C. economy and its role in support of Canada's maritime ambitions and stewardship of its marine habitat and coastal environment.

WHO: Jonathan Whitworth, Chief Executive Officer, Seaspan
WHAT: "The Resurgence of Canada's West Coast Shipbuilding Industry"
DATE: Thursday, May 19th, 2016
TIME: 11:45 am-1:30 pm
WHERE: The Fairmont Château Laurier (Drawing Room)
1 Rideau Street, Ottawa
*Formal remarks to begin at 12:05 pm

Contact Information

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    about the event, please contact: The Economic Club of Canada
    Natasha Hope Morano, B.A. (Hons.), MA, Vice President
    613-369-4363
    613-686-6568 (FAX)
    morano@economicclub.ca