On February 22, The Chronicle Herald published an article suggesting Irving Shipbuilding is hiring outside of Canada for positions at our Halifax Shipyard that could be filled by Canadians. This suggestion is false.
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.
The Institute for Ocean
Research Enterprise (IORE), in partnership with Irving Shipbuilding Inc., released
today the results of a Marine People Partnership report intended to inform the
development of a sustainable national marine industry workforce.
Irving Shipbuilding Inc. and the Nunavut Research Institute (NRI) awarded $2 million in funding to nine applied Arctic research projects focused on areas of importance to Canada’s Artic communities and the marine industry.