Québec’s aerospace industry employs over 40,700 workers. In the Montréal area, one person in 54 works in aerospace. All trades are represented, and the industry is supported by Québec’s renowned educational institutions.
Montréal ranks first in North America in terms of the number of students per capita.
Labour costs are very competitive thanks to a large pool of qualified workers.
In Québec, aerospace activity is so intense and diversified that training is offered even in the most advanced and sought-after specialties!
For example, Montréal’s CAE provides industry-leading modelling, simulation and training services for pilots. The company recently announced that, in the next five years, it would invest $1 billion in a digital intelligence project to revolutionize pilot and aircrew training.
Thanks to this investment, carried out in partnership with the governments of Canada and Québec, CAE will move to the next level by using new technologies such as AI, Big Data and augmented reality
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