Canadian Manufacturing


January 23, 2019

Japan’s PM seeks trade reform as risks to world economy loom

Abe's appearance and a later speech by Germany's Angela Merkel were shaping up as a one-two punch by major leaders in favour of global co-operation

January 23, 2019

Alberta government to partially backstop new $2B bitumen upgrader

The project is expected to create more than 2,000 jobs during construction and another 200 full-time positions once the upgrader is running in 2022
January 23, 2019

Huawei executive has strong arguments to avoid extradition to U.S.: McCallum [UPDATED]

Canada's ambassador to China lists several arguments Meng's legal team can make in her defence
January 23, 2019

Pay gap between women, men in Canadian tech jobs is nearly $20K per year: study

Across visible minority groups, the study found women receive lower compensation than their male counterparts in almost all cases

January 23, 2019

Dueling Senate bills would end shutdown in different ways

The U.S. Senate will weigh options: Side with President Donald Trump or vote to temporarily end the shutdown and keep negotiating
January 23, 2019

Not a fly over province: Trudeau making frequent stops in Saskatchewan

Showing up frequently shows that Trudeau is not forgetting about western Canadians, say experts

January 23, 2019

Burning container ship likely headed for the Bahamas: shipping expert

Satellite data indicate the two tugs pulling the stricken ship have plotted a course to Freeport on Grand Bahama Island, reports blogger
January 23, 2019

U.S. confirms it will ask Canada to extradite Huawei executive; China protests

Once the paperwork is filed, Canada has 30 days to make a decision on delivering Huawei's chief financial officer



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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

Use your money wisely: Part 2

This is Part 2 of a two-part series featuring the most common and most interesting leasing/financing questions
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

C.D. Howe sets out four pillars for ‘reviving’ Canada’s energy sector

Global competitiveness, social acceptance among priorities for industry, think tank says
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

January, 23 2019

Oilpatch wants growth policies from Alberta politicians; carbon price absent [UPDATED]

The energy industry has expressed what it wants from Alberta politicians, but there's no mention of a price on carbon or a cap on oilsands emissions
January, 22 2019

AP NORC Poll: Disasters influence thinking on climate change

74 per cent of Americans say extreme weather in the past five years has influenced their opinions about climate change
January, 22 2019

Ontario premier defends carbon tax recession claims in wake of criticism [UPDATED]

Ford insists that the federal carbon price will amount to an economic disaster

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