How the federal government can fight climate change and preserve jobs
The public perception of aviation's contribution to climate change doesn't match reality, but even with outsized attention the government has failed to sufficiently invest in aviation sustainability.
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra, pictured. Why has the Government of Canada failed to invest significantly in research toward technology development to reduce the environmental impact of aviation? One reason is that Canadian media have popularized the notion that subsidies to aerospace are not economically justified, writes David Zingg. The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster