Hon. D. S. Harkness (Minister of National Defence):
The maritime commission allocates these ships. In some cases a tender is called; in others it is a question of a negotiated price. Every effort is made to distribute the shipbuilding work in as equitable a manner
Inquiries of the Ministry as possible among the yards in Canada which are capable of carrying on this type of construction.
Subtopic: ALLOCATION OF CONTRACTS UNDER CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM