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Nova Scotia wins Jazz jobs.

Premier Darrell Dexter

The Dexter Government just won a bidding war with Ontario over 150 aircraft maintenance jobs.

Jazz will shut down its London Ontario maintenance facility as it expands its operation at Halifax's Stanfield International Airport.

To make that happen, the Nova Scotia government is handing Jazz a 2 million dollar grant to recruit and train employees.

The province is also giving Jazz another 2.5 million dollar forgivable loan tied to the number of jobs created, and a 12 million dollar loan with interest.

Premier Dexter told reporters he has no qualms about bidding against other provinces for jobs.

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