Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alberta Government Holds Lease for Empty Hangar after Selling Its Planes

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alberta Government Holds Lease for Empty Hangar after Selling Its Planes

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Alberta holds 10-year lease for empty hangar

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EDMONTON - A large hangar at Edmonton's airport sits empty at taxpayer expense after a former premier sold the planes that would have been parked there.

Jim Prentice announced in 2014 the controversial fleet of four government airplanes would be sold.

But it turns out the province singed a 10-year lease for a hangar and office space for the planes a year before.

The final plane was sold last year, leaving the hangar completely empty.

Infrastructure Minister Brian Mason says it looks like government is stuck with the lease signed by the former government.

Mason says the government is attempting to sublease the space.

"There is a lot of activity at that international airport," he said. …

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