The final assembly facility is fully equipped and production is progressing according to plan.
The request came as the Quebec government pledged $1.3 billion in October to help Bombardier complete the CSeries aircraft line.
Caisse will receive shares that convert to a 30 per cent stake in a newly created holding company.
The Quebec government pledged $1.3 billion to help Bombardier complete the CSeries aircraft line.
Bombardier said only “a few” tests remain and it expects the aircraft to be certified by the end of the year.
The CEO said he’s “super sensitive” about discussing options after “very unfortunate leaks”.
Economy Minister Jacques Daoust says the province’s aeronautics industry is the crown jewel in Quebec’s economy.
The governments of Quebec, Canada and Britain have previously made sizable financial contributions to Bombardier.
However, some analysts say Bombardier should pull the plug on the 110- to 160-seat aircraft.
Bombardier confirmed that “such discussions occurred,” but said they are “no longer being pursued.