Canadian Manufacturing


January 17, 2018

Trudeau optimistic NAFTA can be saved, brushes off Trump threats

The PM dismissed contradictory signals out of the U.S. as a negotiating tactic, adding there's still a good chance of talks ending in a "win-win-win"

January 17, 2018

Steven Del Duca shuffled from Transport to EcDev in Wynne cabinet shuffle

Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne had some holes to fill after several high-profile MPPs opted not to run in the upcoming provincial election
January 17, 2018

Ottawa invests $41M to support research projects at 11 Canadian auto parts firms

Advanced composites and self-repairing vehicle bodies are among the innovative projects to secure funding
January 17, 2018

Quebec raising minimum wage to $12

The 75-cent hike is the largest increase in the province's history, though it pales in comparison to Ontario's 20 per cent bounce introduced Jan. 1

January 17, 2018

Australia files WTO complaint targeting Canadian wine rules

The complaint argues distribution, licensing and sales measures in B.C, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia discriminate against imports
January 17, 2018

Magna anticipates big returns from investments in electric vehicles and AI

CEO Don Walker said increased investments in electrification will position the company's powertrain business for whatever technology comes out on top

January 17, 2018

Toronto tech firm Unata acquired by U.S. grocery delivery service

The San Francisco, Calif.-based grocery delivery service says the Unata acquisition will help Instacart meet its goal of providing services to 80 per cent of Canadian consumers within the next 18 months
January 17, 2018

Conservative Leader Scheer heads to D.C. to promote NAFTA

Despite heated battles with the Liberals, a party spokesperson says Andrew Scheer is heading a delegation to put up "a united front in the protection of Canadian jobs that are created by NAFTA"


Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Mastering change and compliance with training for the Canadian Electrical Code

—Sponsored article by CSA Group Serving as the backbone of Canada’s electrical safety system, the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I (CE Code) helps advance public and worker safety by providing guidance on the safe installation and maintenance of electrical equipment.
Energy Efficiency

Energy-intensive Canada could cut back dramatically through efficiency measures

According to a new report from The Conference Board of Canada, energy efficiency measures such as incentive programs, retrofits, audits, land-use measures, building standards and renewable subsidies can substantially reduce Canada's energy consumption
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

Common-sense financing

Windsor mould shop grows quickly by adding the right equipment the right way
Technology Showcase

Two-speed core drill offers efficient way to drill, tap and twist

The new JMU tools top the class with their compact design and versatility


Productivity Improvement

Using adhesives in secured fastening and retaining

Threadlockers and retaining compounds ensure reliability and endurance in punishing applications
Revenue Growth

Should My Business Invest in Marketing? Five Ways Marketing Impacts The Growth Of Your Business

—Sponsored article by The Mezzanine Group. It’s common for many business owners to consider investing in marketing programs. Especially at this time of the year when many organizations are finalizing budgets and priorities for the new year. Although the question
Export Success Skills

Business opportunities are rising with expected 2% Canadian Automotive export growth in 2018

Canadian businesses and entrepreneurs that sell to the U.S. and internationally are riding high. If you think NAFTA renegotiation and rising U.S. protectionism are show-stoppers to all of this, hear from EDC’s Chief Economist, Peter Hall

Cleantech Canada

January, 16 2018

Nova Scotia hands out tidal energy funds as environmental question marks remain

The province is offering $150,000 to support five research projects to be put to the test at Dalhousie University's Aquatron
January, 16 2018

New draft of carbon tax includes break for industrial firms, tightens screws on holdout provinces

Both Saskatchewan and New Brunswick have remained defiant as Ottawa moves toward implementing its carbon tax
January, 12 2018

Ontario invests $200M to install LEDs, solar panels on hundreds of province’s schools

The funds comes from the Ontario's cap-and-trade auctions, which netted nearly $2 billion last year

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