List of the 10 Canadian Firms Supporting USA BOEING and NOT Canadian Bombardier (what a nice country Canada is?)
Here Are All The 10 Names...
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Daniel Leblanc OTTAWA - Globe and Mail
Ten Canadian-based aerospace companies are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to stop blocking the purchase of 18 Super Hornet fighter jets, arguing they stand to suffer from the government's unwavering support of Bombardier Inc. in a trade dispute with Boeing Co.
"Prime Minister, we ask for your co-operation as we work with Boeing to keep our collective growth and innovation story unfolding here in Canada. Our partnership is deep and enduring, but it needs your engagement," said the letter sent on Tuesday by senior executives from firms such as Héroux-Devtek, L-3 MAS, CAE and GE Canada.
The letter, which calls on the government to advance "aerospace for all of Canada," is the most recent development in an increasingly bitter dispute between the Canadian government and Boeing. Ottawa is holding the Super Hornet contract as its main bargaining chip in its fight on behalf of Quebec-based Bombardier, while members of the "Boeing team in Canada" want to convince the government that its strategy will actually hurt Canada's aerospace industry as a whole.
"The bottom line is that Boeing's petition is meritless and based on false assumptions, citing a campaign in which they didn't even compete," Bombardier Commercial Aircraft spokesman Bryan Tucker said. "Boeing's petition is a direct attack on innovation, competition, development and jobs on both sides of the border."
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*** Sylvain Faust Comments: Who are those 10 "Canadian-Based" aerospace companies taking the side of GIANT BOEING currently bullying the government of Canada and its aerospace backbone, Bombardier? They are part of Boeing's Canadian network of aerospace suppliers, yes, you get the picture...
But, who are they, really? Canadian Firms?
As you can see below, only 3 are Canadians... 7 are owned outside of Canada.
- CAE (Canadian)
- Héroux-Devtek (Canadian)
- L-3 MAS, (USA)
- GE Canada (USA)
- Honeywell International (USA)
- Raytheon (USA)
- Safran (French)
- Arconic (USA)
- Arnprior Aerospace (Canadian)
- Precision Castparts (USA)
Ottawa government will not be fooled by this letter knowing who is really behind it. As for the Canadian firms, I hope Bombardier Inc. will remember who they are.... *** end of comments Sylvain Faust
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