Canada’s Ex-Deputy Minister: Seaspan Shouldn't Get Tax Breaks
According to a report from Times Colonist, Bob Plecas, a former provincial deputy minister of economic development, said B.C. should not give Seaspan tax breaks to help its bid for federal shipbuilding work. Instead, the province could support training programs or build infrastructure, such as a road or railway spur line, which could assist other ventures as well. North Vancouver-based Seaspan, owner of Vancouver Shipyards, Vancouver Drydock, and Victoria Shipyards, is seeking tax breaks.