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News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 25, 2020  

Boeing to reduce workforce by 400 in Winnipeg due to pandemic

Reductions will come from voluntary and involuntary layoffs and normal attrition.

News Aerospace Government General
May 21, 2020  

Canada turns to US Navy for help recovering downed military chopper

Experts say examining the main wreckage could provide important clues to the cause of the crash off the Greek coast.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 20, 2020  

Rolls-Royce cuts 9,000 jobs as aviation reels

CEO says most of the cuts will take place in the civil aerospace business.

News Aerospace General
May 7, 2020  

Bombardier starts gradual resumption of manufacturing, reports Q1 loss

Expects business activity to hit a low point in Q2, before gradually recovering in the second half of the year.

News Aerospace General
May 7, 2020  

Feds extend fighter jet competition for a second time

COVID-19 cited for the delay, move ensures all suppliers are able to submit their most competitive offer.

News Aerospace Government General
May 6, 2020  

Canada invests another $70M in F-35 development

No commitment to buy but staying in the program has advantages: partners get a purchasing discount.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 5, 2020  

Héroux-Devtek restructures amid COVID-19 pandemic

Closing its Alta Precision plant in Anjou, acquired last year; 225 employees affected, 125 in Quebec.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 4, 2020  

Hundreds of Quebec aerospace workers to be laid off

Airbus is waiting for “clear visibility” while Pratt & Whitney is resounding to pressure on the order book.

News Aerospace General
May 4, 2020  

De Havilland announces phased return to work and resumption of activities

The phased return to work follows the temporary suspension of manufacturing operations on March 20

News Aerospace General
May 4, 2020  

MDA receives $190M contract to support robotic operations on ISS

The contract provides for ongoing operations and maintenance of the Canadian contribution to the International Space Station, including the Canadarm2 and Dextre robotics systems

News Aerospace General
April 30, 2020  

Boeing to cut 10% of workforce as Q1 revenue, profit slide

Aerospace manufacturer will be accomplished through attrition, paying people to leave and layoffs.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Economy
April 28, 2020  

Bombardier recalling 11,000 as Quebec prepares to reopen economy

About 70% of the pane and train maker’s Canadian workforce of more than 17,600 employees had been temporarily laid off.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation General
April 21, 2020  

Bombardier to help make 18,000 ventilators at shuttered Thunder Bay plant

Will carry out sanding, painting and assembly work on the equipment for Brampton, Ont.-based O-Two Medical Technologies.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
April 20, 2020  

CAE recalls laid-off employees, signs contract with feds for ventilators

Ventilator design and testing is being finalized with an order from the federal government for 10,000 units.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
March 23, 2020  

Airports forecast $2B loss by June as COVID-19 halts travel

Many parts of the aviation sector confronting a possible shutdown unless federal relief arrives, says Canadian Airports Council.