Canadian Manufacturing


January 27, 2020

Canadian manufacturers lag in the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies

SMEs see value in advanced manufacturing technology but have concerns

January 27, 2020

Dumping probe in India expected to add to Canadian newsprint industry woes

Canada is the second-largest newsprint supplier to India
January 27, 2020

Pressure mounts on opposition parties to back speedy ratification of USMCA

The deal has already been ratified in the U.S. and Mexico
January 27, 2020

New assessment shows 450 structures damaged by Houston blast

The Jan. 24 explosion at a building at Watson Grinding and Manufacturing killed two employees

January 27, 2020

Watchdog: China is 2nd largest arms producer behind the U.S.

In the past, a lack of transparency has meant that the value of Chinese companies' arms sales has been either unknown or difficult to reliably estimate
January 27, 2020

Former MP Nathan Cullen appointed B.C. liaison in pipeline dispute

The premier's office said Jan. 27 that Cullen will work with Wet'suwet'en leaders, the RCMP, Coastal GasLink, the provincial public sector and other parties

January 27, 2020

Labatt acquires B.C. distillery known for ready-to-drink alcoholic beverages

Goodridge & Williams makes the Nutrl vodka and vodka soda drinks, along with several other spirits and mixed drinks
January 27, 2020

Democrats demand Bolton testify at Trump’s impeachment trial [UPDATED]

Former national security adviser John Bolton writes in his forthcoming book that Trump told him he wanted to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in security aid from Ukraine


Business Intelligence


The seven sins of digital transformation implementation failure

Using digital technologies to either create new (or alter existing) business processes, change culture and improve customer experience can be a daunting task

Canadian small- and medium-sized enterprises remain nimble in the face of change

But not all SMEs are sure about how to leverage technology to its full potential
Global Business

Opportunity (Zone) is knocking for Can-Am business expansion

The Opportunity Zones program provides substantial tax benefits for capital gains reinvested into economically disadvantaged areas

Cleantech Canada

January, 27 2020

Feds’ electric car rebate uses nearly half its three year budget in eight months

Ottawa funded the program with $300 million, on a first-come, first-served basis, over the next three years
January, 27 2020

Former Liberal Blair Lekstrom quits post as Premier Horgan’s caribou liaison

Horgan appointed Lekstrom last year to bridge tensions between local groups, including backcountry enthusiasts and Indigenous nations, over government plans to save threatened herds
January, 27 2020

Switching grape varieties can help winemakers adapt to climate change: study

There are more than 1,100 wine grape cultivars planted around the world, and their main differences include how much heat they need, how drought-tolerant they are and how quickly they ripen

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