Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Canada's Economic Action Plan

Canada's Economic Action Plan

February 02, 2010 15:40 ET

M.P. Andrew Saxton Announces $15.5M in Federal Funding for Canadian Coast Guard Vessel Life Extension Work

NORTH VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 2, 2010) - Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, will announce details of a major ship-refit for the Canadian Coast Guard. The contract is funded by Canada's Economic Action Plan and has created additional employment opportunities for workers in North Vancouver.

Date: February 3, 2010 

Time: 10:00 a.m. (PST)


Allied Shipyards Ltd.
1870 Harbour Rd.
North Vancouver, B.C. 

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  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Dan Bate
    Communications Advisor
    604-775-8809 or Cell: 604-209-6225
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    Leri Davies
    Communications Advisor
    Cell: 778-228-8942