Connectivity is essential in Canada’s globally-integrated economy. Research suggests that a 10 per cent improvement in global connectivity results in a 0.5 per cent increase in long-run GDP per capita.
To be effective competitors in the global market, airports need the kind of support Transport Minister Marc Garneau spoke to on Nov. 3, 2016, of keeping travellers flowing through Canada’s airports, writes Daniel-Robert Gooch.
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On the surface, Canada’s international airports may be seen as mainly a staging point for departure and arrival of people and goods. But they are much more than this.
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This campaign is not defined by any overarching issue, and has become ‘personal’ and ‘ugly’ between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, says pollster and Ipsos president Darrell Bricker.