Harper Government invests in new jet engine technology that will support almost 1,500 jobs in Ontario and Quebec
December 8, 2014 – Mississauga, Ontario / Longueuil, Quebec – Industry Canada
Today, Industry Minister James Moore and Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel announced a crucial investment in Pratt & Whitney Canada to create the next generation of jet engines. Thanks to support from the Government of Canada, the company will be able to produce the next generation of airplane engines that will power lighter, greener airplanes around the world.
The ministers made their announcements in Mississauga, Ontario, and in Longueuil, Quebec, where the majority of the work will be done. This project will support nearly 1,500 jobs over the next five years. More than 65 separate Canadian suppliers will also contribute to the production of each engine.
Office of the Minister of Industry