Mark Collins – Things Looking Pretty Grim for Ontario Auto Sector–Fed Money (and provincial)?

Further to this post last year, the main point of which I think very much still applies (feds are still dithering on money for the aircraft company),

If Feds Bail Out Bombardier, Can Ontario Auto Sector be Far Behind?

note this headline:

Canadian auto industry faces biggest existential threat since 2009 crisis as labour talks begin

How philosophical will Ottawa be about bailout bonanzas? They can’t very well help one industry and not ‘tother without enraging on huge province or ‘tother. Poor politcos. Poor taxpayers.

Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he tweets @Mark3Ds


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