The six companies, which provide aerospace parts and services, will benefit from funding announced by Canada’s innovation minister at the Paris Air Show.
June 18, 2017 by Canadian Plastics
In an initiative designed to create almost 100 new jobs, Canada’s federal government is investing $2.2 million in firms that service Quebec’s aerospace industry.
The announcement was made at the International Paris Air Show by Navdeep Bains, minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
“Canada’s aerospace industry is defined by its global leadership in the development of new technologies, which depend on the talents of the highly skilled men and women who work in this sector,” Bains said. “The innovations and business opportunities that are created as a result support well-paying, middle-class jobs across the country. And they allow Canadian companies to grow into globally competitive successes.”
The funding will benefit the following companies:
In 2016, the aerospace industry contributed $28 billion in GDP to the Canadian economy and 208,000 jobs.