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Bombardier “hits bulls-eye” for innovation: Morneau

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau praised Bombardier Inc. as an innovative company and pillar of Canada’s globally competitive aerospace sector, the latest development in months-long negotiations over a government aid package.


May 24, 2016
By Bloomberg News

Morneau, speaking in Japan, said the aerospace sector is exactly the kind of industry that fits with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s vision for economic growth.

“I think the aerospace sector fits right in our bulls-eye,” Morneau said when asked why the government was weighing aid. “It’s a highly innovative Canadian sector. It’s got the potential to be a growing and important part of our economy. We’re looking at how we can enhance Canada’s capability to be innovative — and focusing on a place where you’ve already got world-leading companies and world-leading technologies makes absolute sense.” | READ MORE