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May 25, 2018

Doug Ford denies funding party memberships and intimidating a candidate

The Ontario PC leader is in hot water for allegedly telling potential supporters they didn't have to pay for a PC party membership, a violation of party rules. A candidate for a Toronto riding also says Ford intimidated her by following her home


May 25, 2018

How an NDP victory in Ontario is a real possibility

The NDP's rise in the polls can be attributed to leader Andrea Horwath's likability, her strong debate performance, and her party's ambitious but costed platform
May 25, 2018

Aecon Chinese takeover bid is latest to be blocked by federal government

A number of big-ticket international acquisitions have been squashed by the feds on national security grounds over the years
May 25, 2018

China says U.S. commerce secretary due in Beijing June 2 for talks

China promised last week to buy more American goods but the two sides have yet to report progress toward a final settlement of the trade dispute between the world's two largest economies

May 25, 2018

Fate of CP Rail contract offer to be decided by union members May 25

The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers must give 72 hours notice if they proceed with a strike
May 25, 2018

Fiat Chrysler warns 4.8M owners: Don’t use the cruise

The automaker is recalling 15 Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler and Ram models from six model years over a faulty cruise control function

May 25, 2018

Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family’s contact

A disturbing breach of privacy: a Portland family's private conversation was recorded and sent to one of their acquaintances. The incident raises concerns over home management devices like the Amazon Echo and others
May 25, 2018

Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian, did not brake, say U.S. feds

A report on the deadly March 18 crash in Arizona that killed a 49-year-old woman said that emergency braking was disabled on the autonomous vehicle at the time of the accident


In-Depth

Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Cybersecurity testing and evaluation helps smart home technology manufacturers gain a competitive edge

—Sponsored article by CSA Group The world is changing. More and more innovative products are being developed with the ability to connect to the Internet, with the number of connected devices expected to experience major growth over the next few
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

5 Essential Financing Tips

Look for a lender that knows your industry
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

Success secured with LOCTITE

Transforming the manufacturing process, LOCTITE adhesives provide speedy, durable solutions for visual display designer Joker FX
Revenue Growth

Why Top Canadian Manufacturers are investing in Young Talent to Build Sales Force

—Sponsored article by The Great Canadian Sales Competition 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.1 And beyond
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

May, 24 2018

McDonald’s not ready to let go of plastic straws

A shareholder proposal to pressure the world's biggest hamburger chain on the matter was voted down at the company's annual meeting
May, 23 2018

Future of massive Nova Scotia wind tower plant remains a mystery

A small Nova Scotia town of 2,500 is looking for a buyer to take over a former wind tower manufacturing plant and bring an infusion of revenue to the community
May, 23 2018

Hawaii geothermal plant plugs wells as lava flows nearby

The Puna Geothermal Venture, owned by Nevada's Ormat Technologies, was shut down shortly after the Kilauea volcano began spewing lava on May 3. The plant provides roughly one-quarter of the Big Island's daily energy demand



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