Ashley Nunes studies regulatory policy at MIT.
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Canada needs aircraft certification standards that don't simply acquiesce to the U.S.
Canada's mistake wasn't its delay in grounding the Boeing 737 Max 8. Its mistake was allowing the plane to fly in the first place
WestJet's labour dispute is about expanding union influence, not protecting existing jobs
WestJet's plan to hire cheaper pilots does not affect the contracts of existing pilots. So what's all the fuss about? In short: political clout.
Canadian consumers are paying the price for Ottawa's aerospace subsidies
Ottawa justifies its actions citing the national interest; subsidy-backed growth – we are told – benefits all Canadians. Unless of course, other countries follow suit. That's when our politicians sing a different tune.