Canadian Manufacturing


April 2, 2020

Facing the COVID-19 challenge: How to keep your business and teams safe

On April 1, Canadian Manufacturing, Plant, and Electronic Products and Technology magazines hosted a webinar for manufacturers on dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic

April 2, 2020

Rapid funding for SMEs with solutions to fight COVID-19

Mitacs announces initiative to speed up application process, access to research talent for SMEs

April 2, 2020

Nextleaf Labs signs cannabis extraction agreement with cannabis cultivator

The agreement has the potential to generate up to $16 million in gross revenue

April 2, 2020

Pre-merger notification transaction-size threshold to remain at $96M in 2020

Mergers of all sizes and in all sectors of the economy are subject to review by the Commissioner of Competition

April 2, 2020

Unemployed during COVID-19? Here’s how to navigate federal programs

Canada Emergency Response Benefit pays a monthly $2,000 to workers not eligible for EI; Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy will pay 75% of struggling companies' wages

April 2, 2020

Bear bile industry thrives despite pandemic risks: World Animal Protection

The report said approximately 24,000 bears are currently caged and farmed for their bile for traditional medicine products
April 2, 2020

Statistics Canada reports trade deficit narrowed in February to $983M

Economists on average had expected a deficit of $1.87 billion

April 2, 2020

Can you fix ventilators? A fuel cell engineer figures it out

California had a bunch of broken ones, and the governor had asked if San Jose-based Bloom Energy could repair them
April 2, 2020

Canadian equity crowdfunding launch for micro-needle technology

The equity crowdfunding campaign will concentrate first on animal clinical trials, followed by human clinical trials

April 2, 2020

Supreme Cannabis completes first shipment to Israel

Supreme Cannabis' international medical brand, Truverra, to be sold through BOL Pharma's network of pharmacies across Israel
April 2, 2020

Auto sales plunged 48% in March from last year due to outbreak

Sales started to dive as provinces declared states of emergency, and dealerships voluntarily shut down

April 2, 2020

Auto sales plunged 48% in March from last year due to outbreak

Sales started to dive as provinces declared states of emergency, and dealerships voluntarily shut down
April 2, 2020

Key power system staff may need to stay at work sites: IESO

If necessary, bed, food and other on-site arrangements have been made to allow the operators to stay at their workplaces

April 2, 2020

Cenovus suspends dividend, cuts more capital spending, salaries

Additional steps are in response to the ongoing low global oil price environment
April 2, 2020

Pandemic could shrink global economy almost 1% in 2020: UN

In the best-case scenario, moderate declines in private consumption, investment and exports will be offset by increases in government spending



Opportunity (Zone) is knocking for Can-Am business expansion


Business Intelligence


ERP: Why cloud-first doesn’t mean cloud-only

In 2019, the cloud computing providers market grew by over 30% vs. 2018. However, the cloud must be embraced by the organization as a whole to be effective

From Hidden Factory to Smart Factory

Check out this webinar on Industry 4.0 solutions to improve manufacturing operations and workflow
Global Business

Opportunity (Zone) is knocking for Can-Am business expansion

The Opportunity Zones program provides substantial tax benefits for capital gains reinvested into economically disadvantaged areas

Cleantech Canada

March, 31 2020

Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change push

The rollback drew rare public criticism from former President Barack Obama
March, 31 2020

Manitoba delays sales tax cut and carbon tax plan due to COVID-19

Premier Brian Pallister is calling on the federal government to set up an emergency credit agency to borrow money on the provinces' behalf
March, 31 2020

Next generation solar panels boost efficiency but may carry toxic risks

Many of the next generation solar technologies rely on nanomaterials and include toxic heavy metals like lead and cadmium

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