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Canada is considering a Chinese EV tariff, but no commitment yet

Chinese brands are not a major player in Canada's EV market at the moment but imports from China have exploded in the last year as Tesla switched from U.S. factories for its Canadian sales to its manufacturing plant in Shanghai.


$900M B.C.-based hydrogen fuel network aims to create jobs while reducing emissions

HTEC's $900-million H2 Gateway project, which is also backed by the B.C. government, includes plans for up to 20 hydrogen refuelling stations, 18 of them in B.C. and the others in Alberta.


 
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Employers could receive up to $15K to assist with hiring & training

Through the Career-Ready with CTMA: Expanding Opportunities program, eligible employers could receive up to $15k (non-repayable) to subsidize the wages of new hires or to upskill existing employees that meet the program’s eligibility criteria.

The CTMA will provide 300 Experiential Work Placements to encourage more career opportunities within the precision metalworking sector. Applications will be accepted between April 1, 2024 & Jan. 13, 2025.

This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.

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Amazon unveils YYC4 robotics fulfilment centre in Alberta

With the launch of YYC4, Amazon now operates 5 fulfilment centres, 1 sortation centre, 3 delivery stations, and 2 AMXL delivery stations in Alberta. » Read More...
 
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LOGISTEC CEO joins Green Marine International board

This appointment reaffirms LOGISTEC's commitment to actively contribute to the development of Green Marine's strategic direction and support the improvement of environmental performance beyond regulations. » Read More...
 
 
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Take the Advanced Manufacturing Survey

Plant magazine and http://CanadianManufacturing.com are undertaking an annual survey focusing on Advanced Manufacturing in the Canadian manufacturing sector that will be the foundation of a blueprint report for Canadian companies to use on their next-generation manufacturing journey.

This in depth survey takes under 10 minutes to complete and will provide analysis of the overall awareness and the current status of Canada’s manufacturing sector and the level of understanding of the future benefits of the “connected factory”.

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Reimagining manufacturing: A youth-led future

The lifeblood of the manufacturing sector is its relentless drive for innovation, nourished by a rich diversity of perspectives. » Read more...

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Automate 2024: Canadian Manufacturing's breakdown of the key Cdn. players and themes

An Ont. booth could be spotted across the trade show floor, showcasing Cdn. SMEs hoping to do business with manufacturers with automation needs. » Watch here...

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Why are grocery bills so high? A new study looks at the science behind food price reporting

An analysis found that most claims about food prices in some reports lack scientific rigour. » Read more...

 
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Garaga Inc. acquires Novatech Group Inc.

Novatech has 16 plants and distribution centres in Canada and the U.S., as well as an innovation centre for research and development of new products since 2009. » Read More...

Canadian government and U.S. co-invest on critical minerals projects

The two companies are receiving funding from both Canada and the U.S., through the Canada-U.S. Energy Transformation Task Force, which was recently renewed for another year, to accelerate their projects towards production. » Read More...