Ottawa must step up to save struggling airlines


Published: 13Jan2021
Karl Moore

As Canadians receive their first injections of the COVID-19 vaccine, Canadian airlines also need a jab in the arm, says Professor Karl Moore.

He calls on the federal government to implement a “Made in Canada” plan to offer repayable loans to Air Canada, WestJet, and other airlines. Last October, the government began talks with union leaders to discuss the terms of a loan, but no deal has been reached.

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