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Bombardier an “anchor” firm for Canada: Trudeau memo

Bombardier Inc. is a key Canadian company in a global aerospace industry that often relies on public support, officials told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a briefing on whether his new government should meet a request for financial aid.


January 6, 2016
By Bloomberg News

“Bombardier is a key anchor firm for Canada’s aerospace industry,” said the three-page memo government officials prepared for the transition after Trudeau’s Oct. 19 election victory. Bloomberg News obtained the file through a freedom of information request.

“In an increasingly competitive global economy with significant levels of government support for strategic sectors, aerospace is often seen as a ‘pay to play’ industry,” the officials said. | READ MORE