Bombardier Rejects Aid Proposal From Canadian Government

  • Struggling firm, Trudeau government at odds over dual shares
  • Planemaker unlikely to reach agreement before annual meeting

Bombardier Said to Reject Government Aid Bid

Bombardier CS100
Attendees view the new Bombardier Inc. CS100 airplane during an event at the company's facility in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015. Bombardier Inc. is refocusing the sales campaign for its tardy CSeries jet on established, "marquee" airlines, a shift away from reliance on lessors and small carriers.
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Bombardier Inc. rejected an initial investment proposal from the Canadian government to shore up the struggling planemaker’s finances as the two sides remain at odds over corporate governance and other issues, according to people familiar with the talks.

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