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A Bombardier Global 6000 aircraft.
A Bombardier Global 6000 aircraft.
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SEAN SILCOFF

More government aid for Bombardier? At least there are ground rules now

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Once again, a domestic government is opening up its wallet to help Bombardier Inc., with news this week that Quebec will pony up $1-billion in financing support for buyers of the company’s new C Series transcontinental airliners. Call it corporate welfare if you will, but take solace in the fact that while public dollars may be helping Canada’s reigning aerospace champion once again, at least the situation is no worse than anywhere else. That’s an improvement over years past.