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Possible trade challenge would weigh on Bombardier aid move: Trudeau

When the Canadian government decides whether to give aid to aircraft maker Bombardier Inc, it will take into account any possible trade challenge that might arise as a result, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday.


November 16, 2015
By Reuters

Rival Brazilian plane maker Embraer SA expressed concern on Tuesday about the Canadian province of Quebec’s decision to pump $1 billion into Bombardier’s struggling CSeries airplane project. Ottawa is considering whether to give federal aid as well.

“We will ensure that any decision taken is in the best interests of Canadians based on a strong economic case, but concerns about international impacts I’m sure will fold into any decision we take in a responsible manner,” Trudeau said at a news conference. | READ MORE