Bombardier Inc. officials suspected a recent three-week strike at the company's Montreal-area plants would be costly, and now there's no question about it. For the first fiscal quarter ended Apr. 30, net income company-wide dropped 9%, to US$142.2 million, or about 10 U.S. cents per share, from a year ago. That was slightly less than the financial community had forecast. Slammed hardest was Bombardier's aerospace business unit, which suffered a 39% drop in net income, to about $124 ...

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