Airliners and some airport operators, in addition to opposition parties, have come out against a prospective plan to sell off Canada's busiest airports.
Although it wasn't discussed in last month's budget, the federal government is still weighing privatizing Canada's busiest airports, including Montreal’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport, pictured, says John McKenna of the Air Transport Association of Canada. Flickr photograph courtesy of Abdallah H
Selling off Canada’s busiest airports remains on the radar for the Trudeau government despite failing to appear in the 2017 budget, warns the group representing mid-sized and small domestic airliners.
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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner