Workers protest feared federal budget...

Workers protest feared federal budget cuts & Remembering the Avro Arrow — in bits and pieces

There are 2 comments on the CBC News story from Mar 2, 2012, titled Workers protest feared federal budget cuts & Remembering the Avro Arrow — in bits and pieces. In it, CBC News reports that:

like the dinosaurs in Jurassic Park, I might one day fly around in my own Avro Arrow

There's an amoeba-shaped blob of melted aluminum in a drawer of my night table, and if science ever figures out how to regrow old machines from the DNA of their scrap parts ...

"Pretty scary reality," Connolly said. "We may not have a job and it's scary because there's no security."

Similar rallies were held in communities across the country, including Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor, Gander and Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

www.thespec.com/news/local/article/680000--remembering-the-avro-arrow-in-bits-and-pieces

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Keith

Toronto, Canada

#1 Mar 2, 2012
QUITTNER

Toronto, Canada

#2 Mar 2, 2012
9:56 am, Friday, March 2, 2012:
RE: Workers protest feared federal budget cuts & Remembering the Avro Arrow — in bits and pieces
..... It's a money thing. As long as there are too many loud voices refusing tax increases there must be cuts to at least try to balance the money intake with the spending of the government. As long as there are perennial deficits something has to be done.
..... As for the AVRO Arrow, that too apparently was a money problem causing Diefenbaker to put a stop to it.

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