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    More coherent air quality standards for industry

    October 22, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com staff

    St. John’s, N.L.: Canada is planning to adopt new air quality standards for industry and other emitters. The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME), an intergovernmental forum on the environment, approved the new air quality management system at

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    Consumers testing economic waters

    October 21, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com staff

    Toronto, Ont: Canadians are viewing the economy like the hokey pokey dance — they’ve got one foot in and one foot out. October’s consumer confidence index rose to 96.3, up 1.5 points from September, when all indicators turned negative. One

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    Reducing the costs of workplace violence

    October 20, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com staff

    Ottawa, Ont.: Organizations should have plans in place to protect against workplace violence, says a new study by the Conference Board of Canada, an Ottawa-based think tank. The board said workplace violence has broadened beyond extreme acts of physical violence

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    Bombardier business jet program costing more than expected

    October 19, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com staff

    Bombardier has announced its two new luxury business jets will cost more than $1 billion, which is more than double what analysts had expected. The aircraft and train maker said Saturday it will offer two Global aircraft with longer distances,

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    Small Ontario company makes big gains

    October 18, 2010 by Erika Beauchesne

    When Great Circle Works President Mark Cahsens first told his parents about his new business idea, plenty of doubts flew around the dinner table. Cahsens wanted to make and sell a colorful plastic snow sled. “I had complete confidence in

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    Demand sparks third shift for GM

    October 18, 2010 by Canadianmanufacturing.com Staff

    General Motors of Canada Ltd. is bringing in over 600 employees to begin work tonight on a third shift at the Oshawa Assembly Plant. The automaker cites soaring demand for the Equinox SUV for the production increase. Just weeks after

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    Aging workforce could stall Canada’s economic growth

    October 15, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com staff

    Canada’s economy will be at risk if the country doesn’t start addressing the issue of its aging workforce, according to a new report from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, an Ottawa-based network connecting business and government. In the past few

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    China could be big business partner for Canada

    October 13, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com staff

    If Canada is going to tap into the billions of dollars worth of Chinese investment opportunities, it needs to come up with a long-term plan, according to a new report from the Canadian International Council, a non-partisan research group in

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    Improving welding manufacturing productivity

    October 12, 2010 by Erika Beauchesne

    Worker health and safety isn’t usually a light subject, but there were giggles in the audience when Victor Andrisani broached the topic in his presentation at the recent Canadian Manufacturing Week. Andrisani was showing photos of some of the most

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    Ship-building strategy steams ahead

    October 12, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing.com Staff, with files from The Canadian Press

    ST. JOHN’S, N.L: Two Atlantic shipyards have made the shortlist to build large vessels for Canada under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy, which shoucld be worth between $35 billion and $40 billion. “Our Government made the decision to support the