National Column: Bombardier jet giveaway hands Trump another win

Score another win for Donald Trump’s high-handed version of protectionism. Monday’s decision by
Montreal-based Bombardier to give away control over its much-vaunted C Series jet virtually guarantees that the U.S. will get the lion’s share of any new jobs created.

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National Column: Bombardier bygones may not become bygones

It has long been taken for granted that no prime minister, no Quebec premier, would ever let Bombardier go under on his or her watch. The aerospace giant’s leading contribution to Canada’s R&D sector and the thousands of jobs it provides kept it on the shortlist of Canadian corporations that no government would allow to fail.