MSN - CP National http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/2e857db14f6a4d9ca04db283860d4731 MSN - CP National Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Thu, 05 Aug 2021 22:54:03 +0000 Blanchet says icebreaker contract motivated by politics http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/2e857db14f6a4d9ca04db283860d4731/n_Coast-Guard-Icebreaker20210506T1309 Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet says he suspects politics are fuelling the Liberal government’s decision on where to build two heavy icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard. The federal announcement has been highly anticipated by Seaspan Shipyards in Vancouver and Quebec rival Chantier Davies, which have been fighting tooth and nail for the coveted contract since it was taken from Seaspan nearly two years ago. n_Coast-Guard-Icebreaker20210506T1309 Thu, 06 May 2021 17:09:00 +0000 Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet says he suspects politics are fuelling the Liberal government’s decision on where to build two heavy icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard. The federal announcement has been highly anticipated by Seaspan Shipyards in Vancouver and Quebec rival Chantier Davies, which have been fighting tooth and nail for the coveted contract since it was taken from Seaspan nearly two years ago. SOUNDBITE1: Yves-François Blanchet, Bloc Québécois Leader. PLACELINE: Ottawa. CREDIT: The Canadian Press. LANGUAGE: English. Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet says he suspects politics are fuelling the Liberal government’s decision on where to build two heavy icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard. The federal announcement has been highly anticipated by Seaspan Shipyards in Vancouver and Quebec rival Chantier Davies, which have been fighting tooth and nail for the coveted contract since it was taken from Seaspan nearly two years ago. Blanchet says icebreaker contract motivated by politics