aerospace subsidies

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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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For the “typical family” of four, the cost per billion dollars of assistance is $114.28.


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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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As a candidate, President Trump ran on the evils of unfair foreign competition.


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Government support for national airplane producers can come at a great cost.


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Latest subsidy to Bombardier a reminder of the many problems with corporate welfare
The federal government will provide Bombardier, a Canadian aerospace company, with interest-free loans totalling $372.5 million.

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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.”