Tag Archives: Quebec

Mark Collins – Davie Québec Actually Going to Supply Some Icebreakers for Coast Guard?

18 Nov

Further to this post, Davie Québec Wants to Build Icebreaker for, Unload Other Vessels on, Canadian Coast Guard, Part 2 it now looks like the company (website here) has a real opening; Lord knows t…

Source: Mark Collins – Davie Québec Actually Going to Supply Some Icebreakers for Coast Guard?

Mark Collins – Ontario Autos: Union Deals Made–Time for Fed Funding for Bombardier?

7 Nov

Further to this post (note likely federal auto subsidies coming at 2)–Ontario provincial money pretty much a dead cert too), Why Delay in Canadian Federal Funding for Bombardier? Ontario Auto…

Source: Mark Collins – Ontario Autos: Union Deals Made–Time for Fed Funding for Bombardier?

Mark Collins – General Motors/Canadian Union Deal Looks Set: Governments’ Money Coming (Bombardier too?)

21 Sep

Further to this post, Why Delay in Canadian Federal Funding for Bombardier? Ontario Auto Sector  Ontario is almost certain to pony up money and surely there will be a good dollop of fed funds comin…

Source: Mark Collins – General Motors/Canadian Union Deal Looks Set: Governments’ Money Coming (Bombardier too?)

Mark Collins – Why Delay in Canadian Federal Funding for Bombardier? Ontario Auto Sector

15 Sep

Further to these posts, If Feds Bail Out Bombardier, Can Ontario Auto Sector be Far Behind? [Nov. 2015, company wants US$ 1B] Things Looking Pretty Grim for Ontario Auto Sector–Fed Money (and provi…

Source: Mark Collins – Why Delay in Canadian Federal Funding for Bombardier? Ontario Auto Sector

Mark Collins – World Needs More 1980s Canada, UK High Commission Views

24 Aug

Who needs Wikileaks anyway? One fears there is too much truth in this British diplomatic reporting for a lot of Canadians to acknowledge. One point: I was in External Affairs (the good old name, st…

Source: Mark Collins – World Needs More 1980s Canada, UK High Commission Views

Mark Collins – Things Looking Pretty Grim for Ontario Auto Sector–Fed Money (and provincial)?

10 Aug

Further to this post last year, the main point of which I think very much still applies (feds are still dithering on money for the aircraft company), If Feds Bail Out Bombardier, Can Ontario Auto S…

Source: Mark Collins – Things Looking Pretty Grim for Ontario Auto Sector–Fed Money (and provincial)?

Mark Collins – Davie Québec Wants to Build Icebreaker for, Unload Other Vessels on, Canadian Coast Guard, Part 2

27 Jul

Further to this post with lots of detail on the pitch and in which I wrote… … The CCG could certainly use a new polar icebreaker before 2022 and the other vessels Davie has been put for…

Source: Mark Collins – Davie Québec Wants to Build Icebreaker for, Unload Other Vessels on, Canadian Coast Guard, Part 2

Mark Collins – Boeing Super Hornets for RCAF, Jobs for Bombardier…and a Pipeline?

22 Jun

Postmedia’s well plugged-in John Ivison speculates about possible linkages that are all about politics, not about what’s best for Canada’s defence. Sadly ’tis all too often …

Source: Mark Collins – Boeing Super Hornets for RCAF, Jobs for Bombardier…and a Pipeline?

Mark Collins – Canadian Hydrocarbon Heartbreak: Energy East Pipeline vs Quebec First Nations and Others

17 Jun

Further to this post, Canadian Oil Industry Heartbreak will the feds (read the prime minister) dare over-rule indigenous objections? Can the company bribe the First Nations enough to acquiesce? Wha…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Hydrocarbon Heartbreak: Energy East Pipeline vs Quebec First Nations and Others

Mark Collins – Embraer Legal Fight vs Bombardier For Low-Balling CSeries’ Price?

11 Jun

Further to this post, Bombardier Loss-Leads CSeries to Delta–Big Time (plus Canadian politics) the Brazilian plane-maker is not best pleased (with some reason)–and what about Canadian-Brazili…

Source: Mark Collins – Embraer Legal Fight vs Bombardier For Low-Balling CSeries’ Price?