aerospace industry

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Most of us have deep affection for certain places, but for a business, such emotionalism is pure self-indulgence.


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The U.S. Commerce Department ruled that Montreal-based Bombardier sold planes to Delta Airlines below the cost of production.


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This week I got an email from the Quebec Liberal Party that gives new meaning to the term “Quebec, Inc.”

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Ever wonder how Canada’s net federal debt reached $671 billion by 2013? Or how net provincial debt among the provinces ended up at $509 billion that same year? Wonder no more. It’s partially due to massive subsidies to corporations, government businesses and even consumers that over three decades amounted to $684 billion.


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Most people wait until December 25th for Christmas presents. Apparently, the exception is Canada’s aerospace sector, recently the recipient of an early-season gift from former federal cabinet minister David Emerson. Emerson chaired a federally-commissioned review of the aerospace sector. The resulting report ostensibly challenges “companies, academic and research institutions, unions and governments” to “understand and adapt to changing realities.”