Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced that The Manitoba Government is partnering with OCN and Manitoba Aerospace to lay the foundation for a new manufacturing company in The Paskwayak region. The company would supply products for the aerospace industry.
Wishart stated in a news release that Manitoba is one of the largest aerospace hubs in Canada and this partnership will ensure the products and expertise needed for further growth and innovation are available.
OCN Chief Christian Sinclair stated that he looks forward to working with Manitoba Aerospace and bringing an indigenous voice to the Canadian aerospace sector.
The goal is to have the new facility up and running within two years.