Canadian Manufacturing


September 25, 2018

Europe tech firms urge tougher rules to offset U.S. dominance

European tech industry players want to level the playing field and call for regulation to ensure dominant tech companies avoid biased practices

September 25, 2018

Federal business panel urges Ottawa to focus support on high growth firms

A report suggests that the government funnel money to firms with the most growth potential so they can scale up operations
September 25, 2018

Frontier oilsands mine inks ‘participation agreement’ with Mikisew Cree

Teck Resources Ltd. proposing a $20.6-billion oilsands mine project
September 25, 2018

Rhode Island town council withdraws Nike boycott following criticism

The resolution asked town departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products. One official was upset with Nike's use of Colin Kaepernick in an ad campaign

September 25, 2018

Shopify founder warns about U.S. tech giants invading the Canadian market

When U.S. businesses open in Canada, Tobi Lutke said many of them poach the country's top talent, causing salaries to increase
September 25, 2018

N.B.’s Gallant meets with lieutenant governor as Tories, Liberals vie for power

Monday night's election left his Liberals in second place with 21 seats to the Tories' 22 seats, and two smaller parties winning three seats each

September 25, 2018

Transat buys land in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula to build beach resort

The deal is part of a plan to develop a hotel chain aimed at strengthening Transat's position against competition from Canadian rivals
September 25, 2018

Trudeau looks to restart Canada’s U.N. charm offensive in New York City

The PM held court this morning at a panel discussion with members of the Council on Foreign Relations


Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Cap and trade’s impact on manufacturers

Ontario's carbon crusade will likely mimic programs in California and Quebec
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

Raising capital without using a bank

Alternative lenders provide financial services when traditional methods fail
Technology Showcase

New Fein core drills offer more mobility, versatility and function

Fein Canada's success continues as it introduces two new types of Slugger core drills of the highest quality: the AMJU 137 PMQW and the JMC USA 90


Productivity Improvement

Work life balance, precarious workers, a focus for revamp of federal labour code

Legislation is expected to be introduced this fall to update the decades-old federal labour standards
Revenue Growth

Why Top Canadian Manufacturers are investing in Young Talent to Build Sales Force

From manufacturing in automotive to food processing to transportation equipment production, last year, Canadian manufacturers employed more than 1.5 million Canadians—which represents nearly 10 per cent of total employment nationwide
Export Success Skills

Forging a U.S. Presence – How to Access the U.S.

The decision to expand into the U.S. is a big step and part of a complex process

Cleantech Canada

September, 25 2018

Automakers seek flexibility at U.S. hearing on mileage standards

At a hearing in Dearborn, Michigan, automakers said they'll keep working to make cars and trucks more efficient, but they may not be able to meet existing standards
September, 25 2018

‘Stop the regulatory merry go round:’ Alberta ministers to fight C 69 in Ottawa

A new bill to change Canada's energy project approval process is meeting resistance from politicians in oil country
September, 25 2018

BMW expects hit from trade dispute and emissions tests

New, tougher diesel emissions tests in Europe have led to market and sales distortions

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