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Aerospace industry, union making push for national aerospace strategy

By Aidan Chamandy      

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has also called for a national aerospace strategy.

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains alongside AIAC president Jim Quick at the 2017 Canadian Aerospace Summit. Mr. Quick and the AIAC, along with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers will push the government to form a national aerospace strategy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) are looking to pressure the new minority Parliament to implement a national aerospace strategy to make the Canadian aerospace sector more globally competitive and to combat what they say is a looming skills shortage facing the industry.

Aidan Chamandy

Aidan Chamandy is a reporter covering federal policy and parties for The Hill Times.
- achamandy@hilltimes.com


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