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Federal Register Highlights - 5/19/16

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for May 19, 2016:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for waters of the Sabine River, shoreline to shoreline, adjacent to the public boat ramp located in Orange, TX. 1,203 more words

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More woes for Bombardier: Montreal cancels double-decker commuter train contract bid

MONTREAL – The Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) has rejected a bid by Bombardier that would bring several double-decker trains to the Candiac, Vaudreuil-Dorion and Saint-Jérôme train lines. 233 more words


Mark Collins- "Opinion: Why I Was (Probably) Wrong On C Series"

Further to this post, Bombardier Loss-Leads CSeries to Delta–Big Time (plus Canadian politics) I may well have been too pessimistic too–though I have not doubted the willingness of Quebec and… 12 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 5/2/16

EDITOR’S NOTE: I’ve been without internet service for a few days and it may take me a few more to get caught up. Thank you for sticking with me! 1,412 more words

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Stephen Gordon: At Bombardier, economic nationalism is the last refuge of incompetent managers

The word “fleuron” has been popping up a lot in Quebec business and economic commentary. Even if your French is limited, you may remember it from the French version of the national anthem: a fleuron is an ornament in a crown, and its figurative meaning corresponds to “a jewel in the crown.” Prominent Quebec-based firms such as Bombardier, Couche-Tard and even the restaurant chain St-Hubert have all been described as fleurons that are deserving of protection. 571 more words

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In The News This Week - May 1, 2016

We pull together the top Canadian political stories from this past week to keep all our millennial colleagues up to date:

1. Canadian hostage John Ridsdel was tragically executed by the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group in the Philippines this week after their ransom deadline passed. 189 more words

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Bombardier Bailout?

“We lose money on every sale, but we make it up in volume.” It’s an old joke, except at Bombardier where it’s a business model. 226 more words