Most of us have deep affection for certain places, but for a business, such emotionalism is pure self-indulgence.
The U.S. Commerce Department ruled that Montreal-based Bombardier sold planes to Delta Airlines below the cost of production.
Ever wonder how Canadas 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. Its partially due to massive subsidies to corporations, government businesses and even consumers that over three decades amounted to $684 billion.
Most people wait until December 25th for Christmas presents. Apparently, the exception is Canadas 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.