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December 6, 2017

Accessing China’s e-commerce bonanza

China is the largest online and retail market on Earth, and Alibaba, its largest player, wants more Canadian companies to get in the game


December 8, 2017

Poultry firm Exceldor invests $35M in new distribution centre in Montreal suburbs

The facility in Beloeil, Que. will cover 135,000 sq. ft. and create jobs for about 60 workers
December 8, 2017

Ontario opposition wants names of power generators that billed ineligible expenses

The province's Independent Electricity System Operator said commercial sensitivity rules protect the companies that billed millions in ineligible expenses, for now
December 8, 2017

U.K., EU claim long-awaited Brexit breakthrough; eye talks on future ties

The latest deal allows the U.K.'s breakaway from Europe to move forward, but contradictory details may indicate the toughest issues remain unresolved

December 8, 2017

Canada vows to go to the mat for lumber sector after U.S. confirms duties

Comparing the U.S. tariff ruling to a ransom, one Canadian lumber spokesman said Ottawa is not prepared to roll over and accept a bad deal. Canada has already launched trade challenges through NAFTA and the WTO
December 8, 2017

Canada-China free trade talks still on the shelf as Trudeau returns empty-handed

"Canadians should be under no illusions that a free trade deal with China will be easy," the prime minister said before concluding his four-day visit to China

December 8, 2017

Canada-China free trade talks still on the shelf as Trudeau returns empty-handed

"Canadians should be under no illusions that a free trade deal with China will be easy," the prime minister said before concluding his four-day visit to China
December 8, 2017

Provinces, feds debate proposed changes to ever-divisive equalization program

The complex calculation that determines how the federal government doles out money has been a sore spot for decades


In-Depth

Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Why Robust Industrial Control System Security is Essential to Your Business

—Sponsored article by CSA Group. Automation is the name of the game for today’s manufacturers and operators of critical infrastructure. The global market for industrial control and factory automation is expected to grow steadily at a compound annual growth rate
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

Succession planning? Look to key employees for possible buyers

Vendor take backs can also make it easier to divest your business
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

Streamline for success

Reducing cash management complexity is crucial to success for Canadian companies doing business in China

Cleantech Canada

December, 8 2017

All I want for Christmas is… an emissions-free car?

Electric vehicles are rising on wish lists across the country, according to a new DesRosiers study. They now trail only SUVs in the consultant's annual poll
December, 8 2017

2018 needs to be year feds put flesh on bones of climate change framework

One year after the Trudeau government's national climate change framework was signed by eight provinces and all three territories, progress on key issues is behind schedule
December, 8 2017

Budweiser maker AB InBev becomes latest firm to order Tesla electric semi

The electric car maker has been silent on how many companies have put down deposits, but the roster includes, Wal-Mart, Meijer and Loblaw, among others


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