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Manitoba premier says Feds decision on aerospace could hurt province

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister called for assurances from the federal government Tuesday that the province's aerospace sector will not be hurt by changes at Air Canada and in defence contracting.

June 15, 2016  By The Canadian Press

Pallister said a bill now before Parliament — an amendment to the law governing Air Canada — would weaken the requirement for Air Canada to maintain maintenance jobs in Manitoba.

The bill would maintain a requirement that work be done in Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec, but would give Air Canada more flexibility to move work from one province to another. | READ MORE


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