The Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada

March 23, 2011 16:00 ET

Simon Roberts, Vice-President of Bombardier Aerospace to Address Economic Club

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 23, 2011) - In 2009, Canada's aerospace sector generated over $22 billion and employed nearly 80,000Canadians, including close to 23,000 here in Ontario. It is no surprise that Canada's aerospace industry has been selected by the National Research Council Canada as a key industry for their potential to contribute to Canada's economy. Join Simon Roberts, Vice-President of Bombardier Aerospace, as he discusses the importance of the aerospace industry both nationally and within Ontario as part of a nation-wide tour. In this rapidly growing business sector, learn how the aerospace industry creates local networks with small businesses and partners with Universities and research organizations in Ontario to drive regional economic development. The discussion will also touch on how future challenges and opportunities for the global industry require a strategic approach to capture the full potential of future demand.

WHO: Simon Roberts, Vice President and General Manager
  Turboprops and Toronto Operations, Bombardier
WHAT: Address to the Economic Club of Canada
  "THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY: Helping Drive Ontario's Economy"
DATE: Thursday, March 24th, 2011
TIME: 11:45am-1:30pm
WHERE: The Sutton Place Hotel
  955 Bay Street.

Contact Information

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    Rhiannon Traill
    416.306.0898 (FAX)
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