Media availability: Canada 2020 on the Emerson Aerospace Review
November 28, 2012
Emerson Aerospace Review:
Canada 2020 available for comment
OTTAWA (28 November 2012) – Canada 2020, a leading, independent, progressive think-tank, is available for comment on the upcoming Emerson Aerospace Review, to be released tomorrow (29 November 2012).
In June 2012, Canada 2020 hosted a key conference on the future of the Ontario aerospace sector. Our report Taking Flight: Making an Ontario Aerospace Cluster a Reality was submitted to, and quoted in the Emerson Aerospace Review. Canada 2020’s report can be read here.
The following Canada 2020 spokespeople are available for comment and interviews on the Review.
Tim Barber has 20+ years of experience as a political and industry observer with expertise in the aerospace sector. An advocate of skills development and labour-force training, Mr. Barber has worked for the Privy Council Office, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of International Trade, in addition to coordinating and accompanying Canadian trade missions.
Co-author of the Taking Flight report, Eugene Lang is an award winning and best-selling author and media commentator, co-writing two books on Canadian public policy and published over sixty articles and essays. Mr. Lang served twelve years in the federal government in senior advisory roles, including; Chief of Staff to two Ministers of National Defence, Chief of Staff to the Secretary of State (Finance), Senior Economist, Finance Canada, Senior Policy Advisor (Economic) to the Deputy Prime Minister of Canada and Policy Advisor to the Solicitor General of Canada.
Canada 2020’s Taking Flight report can be read here.
About Canada 2020
Canada 2020 is a leading, independent, progressive think-tank. Canada 2020′s objective is to inform and influence debate, to identify progressive policy solutions and to help redefine federal government for a modern Canada.