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July 21, 2017

Five key NAFTA battlegrounds to watch as trade negotiations get underway

From Quebec dairy farms to B.C. vineyards and lumber mills, upcoming NAFTA talks will have major implications for Canadian businesses of all sizes


July 21, 2017

Feds fund two Quebec manufacturers for $1.45M

Plastics producer Plastiques GPR Inc. and stainless steel manufacturer Syri Ltd. are the recipients of funding from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions, which will help the two companies buy new equipment
July 21, 2017

Canada’s annual inflation rate slows again, this time to 1.0 per cent

The June figure followed inflation readings of 1.3 per cent in May and 1.6 per cent in April
July 21, 2017

10 Toronto transit workers charged with fraud in alleged $5M insurance scheme

The TTC says 150 employees have been fired, retired or resigned as a result of an investigation into benefits fraud

July 21, 2017

Rebuilding homes in Fort McMurray going faster than expected

The fire that swept through the community last year caused an estimated $3.8 billion in insured property damage and destroyed nearly 2,600 homes, but at the current pace, the rebuild should be complete in three to four years
July 21, 2017

Ford reveals F-150 police pickup truck

The F-150 Police Responder is capable of speeds up to 100 mph and boasts more horsepower and torque than any other pursuit-rated police vehicle. Ford says it is ideal for off-road patrol situations

July 21, 2017

Exxon fined $2M for breaching Russia sanctions during Rex Tillerson era

The U.S. State Department, now headed by Tillerson, declined to comment on the fine. Exxon claims it has done nothing wrong and complained that the fine was "fundamentally unfair"
July 21, 2017

Quebec’s Couche-Tard ponders future of gas stations in age of electric cars

The convenience store and gas bar company says it's looking to its Norwegian business for guidance on how to adapt to the new era


In-Depth

Success Centres

Energy Efficiency

Reduce your energy spend with an energy management information system (EMIS)

Comprehensive energy modeling and analysis tracks efficiency and reveals immediate opportunities to save
Industrial Edge

ADF Group: 60 years of steely resolve keeps Quebec fabricator in growth mode

Producer of steel assemblies and components for the construction market stands out for its production capacity

 


Financial Management

Leveraging tradeshows to secure new shop floor technology

When looking at new machinery, don't let sticker shock get in the way of your competitiveness
Online Marketing

Understanding how Marketing Automation works

Leading manufacturers are realizing the benefits of MA to help them stay in touch with customers and prospects
Technology Showcase

Pipe polishing tools for a perfect metal finish

Constant speed and torque provide top surface quality and consistency

 


Productivity Improvement

3D printing and adhesives give baby products manufacturer the edge

4moms tackles difficult-to-bond materials in rapid production assembly plant
Electrical Testing

Protecting safety with distributed generation schemes

Rate of change of frequency (ROTOF) provides a reliable approach to testing and troubleshooting
Export Success Skills

Real estate in Buffalo-Niagara—three common questions from expanding businesses

Market reports and guidance from economic development agency help Canadian manufacturers set up shop in the US

Cleantech Canada

July, 21 2017

Quebec’s Couche-Tard ponders future of gas stations in age of electric cars

The convenience store and gas bar company says it's looking to its Norwegian business for guidance on how to adapt to the new era
July, 21 2017

Energy storage firms building EV charging network along Trans-Canada Highway

Three companies, including Ontario’s eCAMION, are building a network of chargers to allow electric car owners to fast-charge on the long drive between Manitoba and Ontario
July, 20 2017

World’s plastic waste could bury all of Manhattan in two miles of trash

Plastics don't break down like other man-made materials, meaning most of the plastic produced since the 1950s is still around. To make matters worse, the study finds production of the synthetic material is only increasing


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