Aerospace Review takes limelight at national aerospace summit

December 5, 2012

A federally mandated report released last week proposing urgent and strong action required for Canada’s aerospace industry to maintain its global leadership position is spurring action at a national aerospace summit now taking place in Ottawa.

Led by former Cabinet Minister David Emerson, the comprehensive, arm’s length Aerospace Review – released on November 29 – proposes bold steps, including a number of fiscally neutral solutions and improvements to Canadian aerospace policies and programs, to protect Canadian economic interests amid the sector’s increasingly competitive and complex global realities.

Addressing an audience that included a blue-chip roster of Canadian aerospace leaders, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry, said the federal government is committed to building on its partnership with AIAC to create “the industry of tomorrow.”