Canadian Manufacturing


July 19, 2019

Firms know little about trade deals as Canada pushes to diversify: federal survey

CETA who? Small- and medium-sized exporters have a low awareness of free-trade agreements. The exception is NAFTA

July 19, 2019

Giant Hawaii telescope to focus on big unknowns of universe

Activists have fought the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope, a $1.4 billion project that is a decade away from being built
July 19, 2019

Canada added 30,400 jobs in June: ADP report

The report measures the change in total nonfarm payroll employment each month. Manufacturing registered no change
July 19, 2019

Trudeau says Ottawa open to proposals for B.C. refinery as gas prices soar

An economist said that there have been several business cases circulating for additional refineries in the province, but were not based on meeting local demand

July 19, 2019

$79M for buses in B.C. as part of federal, provincial, municipal investment: PM

The federal and provincial governments have each contributed $31 million for the new buses while municipalities are pitching in $16 million
July 19, 2019

Andrew Scheer’s pledge to review new Food Guide challenged by health community

The Conservative leader's remarks are viewed as currying political favour from members of the dairy industry

July 19, 2019

Justin Trudeau takes aim at NDP over EU Canada trade pact as summit wraps up

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, along with Green Leader Elizabeth May and five other Canadian and Quebec politicians take issue with the CETA arrangements
July 19, 2019

$47M settlement reached in deadly St. Louis boiler explosion

The nearly 900-kilogram tank exploded inside the Loy-Lange plant, flew into nearby Faultless Healthcare Linen, killing four people



Inside an Ontario manufacturer’s energy storage project

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Understanding sale leasebacks

When a business is busy, the costs of people, tooling, and materials can put a lot of pressure on cash flow

Canadian manufacturers exercising extreme caution in adopting technology

Canadian manufacturers trust and follow Canadian examples – which are scarce. It causes Canada to lag behind Europe and the U.S.
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Inside an Ontario manufacturer’s energy storage project

By shifting electric load to a battery storage system during peak demand periods, the facility reduces its annual GA rates and its energy costs by 20%

Cleantech Canada

July, 19 2019

Critics and industry clash over accuracy of Alberta well cleanup cost estimates

An Alberta coalition says oil and gas producers are lowballing the cost to clean up their wellsites. On the flip side, are they overstating the numbers?
July, 18 2019

Cardinal Energy cleaning up after 320,000 litres of oil and produced water spills

The Alberta Energy Regulator says 320,000 litres of the substances leaked after a problem with pump equipment
July, 18 2019

Younger voters mobilizing to make federal election about climate change

The group, Our Time, is working to mobilize voters under age 35 to demand solid climate-change plans from all parties

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