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Taking care of what we cherish most

Op-Ed

David Chartrand

Not hesitating to take care of what we cherish and that is important to us is the best way to enjoy it for a long time. Looking at what is happening with the aerospace and air transportation sectors in Canada, the question we must ask ourselves is whether taking care of these two industries and the people who work in them is a priority for the federal government.

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Withdrawal of 12 aircraft from Air Canada A220 order/A crisis that continues to worsen

Montreal, November 9th, 2020 – In these difficult times, when aircraft sales are rare, any cancellation or deferral of orders poses a threat to jobs and the long-term viability of the Aerospace and Air Transportation sectors.

“In the current situation it’s not a surprise, even if it’s the kind of bad news that we would have done without,” says David Chartrand, Quebec Coordinator of the Machinists’ Union. It remains to be seen what impact this will have on the operations of the A220 assembly plant in Mirabel. »

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Federal Aid to airlines. The time has come to discuss Nationalization

Federal Aid to airlines

The time has come to discuss Nationalization

October 20th, 2020 – In a letter sent today to Transport Minister Marc Garneau and Minister of finance/deputy prime minister Chyrstia Freeland, the Machinists Union demanded that the full or partial renationalization of Air Canada be the subject of public debate.

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