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AC’s Rovinescu backs Federal aid of Bombardier

The federal government should provide some form of assistance to Bombardier Inc., Air Canada chief executive officer Calin Rovinescu says.


April 5, 2016
By The Globe and Mail

“For important global champions like an aerospace leader – like they are – to succeed, they do require some level of support from the government,” Mr. Rovinescu told reporters Monday after a speech in Toronto. “When you look at what’s gone on with respect to Airbus in France and Germany, with respect to Boeing in the United States, with respect to Embraer in Brazil, each of those manufacturers have received support at the right times from their respective governments.”

If the federal government recognizes that Bombardier is the aerospace leader in Canada, it should step up, he said. | READ MORE