Statement from Irving Shipbuilding re: Use of International Contractors and Recruitment

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

To ensure Canadians are well informed, we want to provide more detail and perspective regarding media coverage of our hiring of an international contractor for installation of interior furnishings, such as the galley, living quarters, and washrooms, on the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) being constructed at the Halifax Shipyard.


“Pathways to Shipbuilding” Indigenous Education and Apprenticeship Pilot Program Launched with Irving Shipbuilding’s Centre of Excellence

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Halifax, Nova Scotia, May 4, 2016:  A collaboration of ten industry, government, and Indigenous partners announced today the launch of an education and apprenticeship program to create job opportunities for 20 Indigenous students in metal fabrication.  The program, offered through the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Akerley Campus in Dartmouth, offers successful students the unique opportunity to build a lasting career in shipbuilding at Irving’s Halifax Shipyard.