Contract to replace Canada’s fighter jet fleet could bring big benefits to Maritimes
Two companies are in the running provide Canada with its next fleet of fighter jets, replacing the aging CF-18s. The federal government has not confirmed Boeing isn’t one of them, leaving American-based Lockheed Martin and Swedish-based Saab in contention. It’s a $19-billion contract that could bring big benefits to the Maritimes. Callum Smith reports.