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Western Canada’s Shipbuilding Symposium

April 04, 2013
Vancouver, British Columbia

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Minister Yelich attends Western Canada’s Shipbuilding Symposium.

Minister Yelich delivers keynote address at Western Canada's Shipbuilding Symposium.

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Minister Yelich attends Western Canada’s Shipbuilding Symposium.

Minister Yelich with key stakeholders at the Symposium. Left to right: Tim Page, President, CADSI, Eugene Stewart, Senior Project Manager, International Trade Development, Lockheed Martin, Daniel Verreault, Country Director for Military Systems Operation, GE Canada, Gerhard Hones, Manager, Industrial and Regional Benefits, Lockheed Martin, Member of Parliament Wai Young, Brian Carter, President, Seaspan Shipyards, Gerry Neven, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Imtech Marine Canada, Minister Lynne Yelich, Gary Payne, Contracts and Industrial Benefits (Offsets) Manager, Thales Canada Defence and Security, Stefan Nieuwenhyus, Area Manager, Imtech Marine and Offshore SAS, Mike McAloon, Vice President, Industrial Regional Benefits Program, Irving Shipbuilding.

Today, the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, welcomed participants to Western Canada’s Shipbuilding Symposium, demonstrating the Harper Government’s ongoing commitment to strengthening the West’s shipbuilding industry. News Release >