Alex Paterson

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, Co-Founder, Canada 2020

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.

Eugene Lang, Co-Founder, Canada 2020

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.

Media can contact Canada 2020 Communications Coordinator Alex Paterson for interview requests and more information at (613) 793-8234 or

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Site by Carbure