Bombardier trade row: Canadian government hits out at Boeing

The United States and two of its closest allies are in the middle of a major trade dispute. Washington has threatened Canadian aircraft maker Bombardier with heavy tariffs, and Canada said it may cancel a $5bn order for fighter jets.

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    The United States and two of its closest allies are in the middle of a major trade dispute.

    Washington has threatened Canadian aircraft maker Bombardier with heavy tariffs, and Canada said it might cancel a $5bn order for fighter jets.

    The US move could cost thousands of jobs in Canada and the UK.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from Toronto.


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