Alberta Government Investing to Make Province Next Canadian Aviation Hub

Alberta is investing $11 million CAD in the province’s aviation industry. The new funding includes: $6 million over three years to help establish of bachelor of aviation management program at Mount Royal University- the province’s first $4.5 million over three years for an air access bursary for students in high-demand aviation programs, and $500,00 to support planning an aviation centre of excellence.

The province will work with partners including Westjet to establish a hub of excellence, with the hopes of boosting the economy by creating thousands of jobs.

“We look forward to continuing to work with the government of Alberta to ensure we have the trained staff we need to deliver a new aerospace sector in the province.” said the president and CEO of De Havilland Aircraft of Canada.

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