Major Bombardier Fail

MONTREAL - Bombardier (TSX:BBD.B) has delayed the first flight of its new Learjet 85 business jet because of an undisclosed systems issue that will require a software update.The company said Wednesday...

Bombardier Loses Massive London Contract..

London’s transit system is looking for a new contractor to take on a signalling upgrade for four Underground lines, replacing Bombardier Transportation. Bombardier Inc. and Transport for London announ...

Good Corporate Citizens Don't Take Cash From Taxpayers

Can a company truly be considered a good corporate citizen while taking money from taxpayers through corporate welfare? Corporate welfare happens when a government makes a political decision to use tax dollars to favour one company over another. While all of us understand we need to pay taxes to fund societal benefits like hospitals, schools and infrastructure, most feel government should not use our money to pick winners and losers in business by handing out grants to specific companies.

China Buys Canadian

Bombardier has finally disclosed a closely held secret that it has pierced the crucial Chinese market by identifying that one of country's top leasing companies is the previously unidentified customer...

Bombardier Can't Get It Up

MONTREAL - Bombardier Aerospace says it has delayed the first test flight for the new CSeries aircraft again because it wants to ensure its customers receive a "reliable" jet for operation.The last of...

Big Business: Ethics Lead to Brand Identity

Businesses need to be specific in how they deal with ethical issues, but at the same time, cut-and-paste methods that focus solely on legal compliance are not enough -- "we follow laws" is the bare minimum. And for all of us who are in it for the long-haul: good ethics is good business. Period.

WestJet Employees OK Regional Airline

WestJet employees have voted overwhelmingly to endorse the company's plans to launch a regional subsidiary starting in 2013. "There are not many organizations that would put such a strategic decision...

Bombardier Strike Ends

THUNDER BAY, Ont. - A news report says striking CAW members at Bombardier’s Thunder Bay, Ont., plant have reached a tentative agreement after one day on the picket line. The Thunder Bay Chronicle-Jour...

CAW May Strike At Bombardier Plant

The Canadian Auto Workers have put Bombardier Inc. on notice, saying if they do not get a new labour pact by 4 p.m. Tuesday, 700 workers represented by the union at it