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Bombardier Now Wants to Bend the British Over!

August 14th, 2008 by Mark Truman · 1 Comment

Hey folks, remember our favorite corporate welfare recipient wannna be Bombardier Aerospace? Well it looks like Missouri is not the only government they tried to bend over and make grab their ankles!

IrishTimes.com: Bombardier £155m aid package in doubt

“The British government’s proposed investment secures Belfast as one of Bombardier’s key suppliers to the parent company. It believes the new aircraft programme will sustain more than 800 jobs at Shorts and has the potential to sustain more than 1,100 jobs over the peak production period if further work is secured.

But it is not just the British government which is backing the new C series family of aircraft. The Canadian aerospace giant has secured a large package of financial support from other governments which are “participating” in the development of the new C series aircraft.” Read more…

 Video: Bombardier: No Way


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  • 1 calle // Aug 15, 2008 at 9:10 am

    Wow–seriously? I’m sick of wealthy corporations getting special treatment when there are so many Missourians who need it more. Who are our representatives responsible to–US! This is an embarrassing lack of priorities.

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