Federal government has failed to champion Canada’s aerospace sector—and not just during COVID-19
A national aerospace strategy is needed to address the challenges faced by the Canadian aerospace sector before the pandemic struck, and the novel challenges that have arisen due to COVID-19, writes MP Matt Jeneroux.
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, pictured Nov. 17, 2020, on the Hill. Canada’s aerospace industry is a huge economic driver—in 2018, the industry had $31-billion in revenues and supported more than 200,000 jobs, writes Conservative MP Matt Jeneroux. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade