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Trudeau steps up pressure in Boeing/Bombardier dispute

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada won’t buy Boeing fighter jets while the company pursues a trade challenge against Montreal-based Bombardier Inc. over its commercial aircraft.

September 19, 2017  By Bloomberg News

Trudeau made his threat to halt what he called a “significant procurement” of Super Hornets alongside U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday. Both leaders are pressing the U.S. firm to drop its challenge of Bombardier’s C Series program.

“We won’t do business with a company that’s busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business,” Trudeau said at a joint press conference in Ottawa. | READ MORE


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