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News Aerospace General
January 24, 2019  

Airbus CEO warns it could leave UK in event of no-deal Brexit [UPDATED]

“Please don’t listen to the Brexiteers’ madness which asserts that, because we have huge plants here, we will not move and we will always be here,” Tom Enders said. “They are wrong.”

News Aerospace General
January 16, 2019  

Airbus starts work on A220 assembly line six months after Bombardier sold jetliner

Plant construction complete or not, production of the narrow-body aircraft is to start in the third quarter.

News Aerospace General
January 14, 2019  

Airbus open to a fighter plane assembly plant in Quebec ahead of federal bids

Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Saab are all in the running alongside Airbus for the federal contract.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
January 9, 2019  

GM rejects Unifor proposals to keep Oshawa assembly plant open past 2019

“GM today, by reconfirming their decision, has not only picked a fight frankly with Unifor, but they have picked a fight with all of Canada,” said Jerry Dias.

News Aerospace General
December 5, 2018  

Aerospace centre explosion in India kills 1, injures 3

The suspected cause is a hydrogen cylinder.

News Aerospace Electronics Energy General
December 3, 2018  

Honeywell moving headquarters, 750 jobs to North Carolina

About 1,000 employees will remain at six Honeywell locations in New Jersey.

News Aerospace General
December 3, 2018  

Planet Earth working on 3 Mars landers to follow InSight

A European-Russian robot, a Chinese craft, and an orbiter from the United Arab Emirates are due to explore the red planet.

News Aerospace General
November 27, 2018  

Mars touchdown: NASA spacecraft survives supersonic plunge

The InSight spacecraft is safely on the red planet’s surface. It will monitor Mars’ internal temperature and measure quakes.

News Aerospace General
November 22, 2018  

Experimental plane flies silently, may lead to quiet drones [WATCH]

The craft generates thrust by applying a strong electric field to the air, a process called “ionic wind.”

News Aerospace Energy Manufacturing General
November 19, 2018  

GE’s sprawling power, aviation, health care arms add risk

The sprawling company’s broad reach has left it vulnerable to market shifts in many industries.

News Aerospace General
November 15, 2018  

NASA wants Canadian boots on the moon but feds still pondering space options

On a two-day trip to Ottawa, the NASA chief made an impassioned pitch for Canada to continue its decades-long space partnership with the U.S.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
November 12, 2018  

Bombardier CEO’s absence from special meeting defended after 5,000 layoffs

Bellemare has avoided interviews since word of the job cuts last week alongside Q3 results.

News Aerospace General
November 8, 2018  

Bombardier cutting about 5,000 jobs as part of restructuring plan

The company also announced the sale of what it called a number of non-core assets.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 29, 2018  

Airbus delivers A220 jet to Delta, hoping to bring venture back to black

European plane-maker aims to cut supply costs in order to restore the program to profitability.

News Aerospace General
October 22, 2018  

Bombardier CEO tried to resolve trade secret row with Mitsubishi before lawsuit

Alain Bellemare warned Mitsubishi Heavy Industries board chairman Hideaki Omiya that the practices of subsidiary Mitsubishi Aircraft were causing “significant harm” to Bombardier.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 22, 2018  

Bombardier sues Mitsubishi over alleged theft of aircraft trade secrets

Alleges some former employees passed on documents before going to work for the Japanese company.

News Aerospace Government General
October 11, 2018  

China says accusations against alleged spy ‘out of thin air’

Alleged Chinese spy accused of attempting to steal secrets from US aerospace companies.

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August 30, 2018  

Canada’s economy surges in second quarter on higher exports: StatCan

Economy rocketed to an annualized pace of 2.9 per cent in the period from April 1 through June 30.

News Aerospace General
August 29, 2018  

Air Canada says mobile app breach may affect up to 20,000 customers

Aeroplan numbers, passport numbers, birth dates, nationalities and countries of residence could have been accessed.

News Aerospace General
August 29, 2018  

Bombardier revises deal to sell regional jets to Chinese leasing company

The revised order would have a list-price value of US$420 million.

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August 22, 2018  

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.2 per cent to $50.7B in June

Economists had expected an increase of 0.1 per cent in June.

News Aerospace General
July 25, 2018  

Water is buried beneath Martian landscape: study

Research suggests a 12-mile-wide reservoir lies below ice about a mile thick in an area close to the planet’s south pole.

News Aerospace Automotive Chemicals Construction Electronics Energy Food & Beverage Forestry Government Manufacturing Metals Minerals Oil & Gas Pulp & Paper Transportation Economy General
July 23, 2018  

Canada’s wholesale sales rise 1.2% in May: Statistics Canada

Construction materials show strength, automotive and supplies fall.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 16, 2018  

NRC and Airbus renew research and technology agreement

The deal enhances the aerospace giant’s relationship with Canadian research.

News Aerospace General
July 12, 2018  

Nova Scotia spaceport submits report for environmental assessment

The company behind the Canso Spaceport Facility is on track to start construction by the end of this year. The goal is to put satellites into orbit for commercial purposes.

News Aerospace Technology
July 11, 2018  

Israeli company plans lunar landing next year

The US$95 million project, largely funded by South African-Israeli billionaire Morris Kahn and other donors, aims to land on the moon on Feb. 13.

News Aerospace General
July 10, 2018  

Airbus renames C Series aircraft developed by Bombardier as the A220

The name change comes after Airbus officially took a majority stake in the C Series program July 1.

News Aerospace Food & Beverage General
July 9, 2018  

Bombardier and Canadian canola stand to benefit from Chinese tariffs on U.S.

As China and the U.S. sock each other with tariffs, Canadian industries can potentially cash in.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 6, 2018  

Embraer joint venture with Boeing could be tough on Bombardier: analysts

Boeing will own 80%, Embraer 20%; the $4.75 billion deal, expected to close toward the end of 2019.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 4, 2018  

C Series orders and name change on the horizon: Airbus CEO

Says the main focus will be to sell the planes and drastically reduce production costs.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
June 22, 2018  

Bombardier pouring millions into creation of GTA aerospace hub

Downsview Aerospace Innovation and Research Consortium will set up a centre where academic, industry leaders collaborate.

News Aerospace General
June 8, 2018  

Airbus and Bombardier C Series deal to close on July 1

Companies expect deliveries this year to double from the 17 aircraft in 2017.