No. Politics. Boeing deserves it too. They should have put some thought pissing off the Canadian Government knowing they wanted to sell their plane to them.Must have been because of the meteor and GaN aesa
"Billie Flynn says it's because Quebec will never forget .. or forgive .. what Boeing did to Bombardier on the C-series - almost bankrupting that company and forcing the sale of what by all accounts is a really good and very fuel efficient small passenger jet to Airbus for $1."
" Classic Hornets are fulfilling Canada's needs for a fighter (vigorously defended by the Government) with recent additional 2nd-hand airframes, however the Super Hornet, its more advanced successor, could not. Appears therefore to be a political and price-point decision."
Unfortunately for Canada Boeing will retaliate and likely reassess their "footprint" in Canada.