Canada looking very carefully at Bombardier aid request -Trudeau

Thu Mar 24, 2016 10:58am EDT
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OTTAWA, March 24 (Reuters) - Canada is looking "very carefully" at a request for $1 billion in federal aid from struggling planemaker Bombardier Inc, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday, but sidestepped a question on whether Ottawa had a deadline.

Trudeau made his remarks in a televised news conference in Toronto. A source directly familiar with the file last week said the government had finished studying the details of the request and was negotiating with the company. (Reporting by David Ljunggren; Editing by James Dalgleish)