At a press conference on Thursday, Premier François Legault, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and several other government representatives announced huge new investments into Canada's aerospace industry. These investments are set to create "more than 1,000" high-paying jobs in Quebec and the rest of Canada. 

"The projects announced today are tangible platforms for creating exciting jobs," Aéro Montréal explained in a press release

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Legault claimed that "these investments will create 1,000 new paying jobs at more than $80,000/year." 

As for the investments, the governments of Quebec and Canada will put forward "$685 million to support the development of tomorrow's sustainable aerospace technologies."

"This funding will support projects led by Bell Textron Canada, CAE and Pratt & Whitney Canada, representing investments of $2 billion in Canada, including nearly $1.6 billion in Quebec."

The same companies will also offer "co-op placements to more than 6,200 students as part of these projects."