Canadian Manufacturing


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    Growth will lag in 2011: CIBC

    September 30, 2010 by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff

    True GDP growth will fall well below federal and provincial government forecasts for 2011, according to the findings of a new report from CIBC World Markets Inc. The end of government stimulus mixed with the reluctance of U.S. consumers to

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    Steelworkers say bad trade policy allowed BC plant closure

    September 10, 2010 by Staff

    BURNABY, BC: The United Steelworkers (USW) say bad trade policy allowed the Denver-based Ball Corp., a supplier of rigid metal packaging products, to decide to close its Richmond, BC fish can plant. Ball has informed the union, which represents trades

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    Howe Sound Pulp and Paper Mill to sell black liquor to BC Hydro

    September 9, 2010 by Erika Beauchesne

    Gibsons, B.C.: The Howe Sound Pulp and Paper Mill has long been the economic backbone of Port Mellon, B.C., but new federal funding to scale up the plant’s biomass production will soon have it fueling more than just the community’s

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    Hiring intentions on the rise for Q4

    September 7, 2010 by Staff

    TORONTO: Employment is always top-of-mind following Labour Day and this year is no different, with some good news reported in Canada’s labour market for the remainder of 2010. The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey forecasts an improved hiring environment moving into

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    Time to pay the piper: Conference Board of Canada

    August 27, 2010 by

    The time has come for governments to start paying their bills and the Conference Board of Canada says for the global economic recovery to be sustainable, governments must strike a balance between managing this debt and maintaining some fiscal stimulus.

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    Canada will likely avoid double-dip: CIBC

    July 27, 2010 by Staff

    TORONTO: The U.S. and Canadian economies will see growth slow over the next six months but are unlikely to experience a double-dip recession, according to CIBC’s Recession Probability Index (RPI). The CIBC RPI measures the probability of a recession by

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    The world should look to Canada for answers: Beatty

    June 22, 2010 by Canadian Manufacturing Daily staff

    OTTAWA: When the G20 leaders meet, they are expected to tackle an ambitious agenda that includes: mapping out a strategy for countries to withdraw enormous economic stimulus, finding a way forward on resolving global imbalances, pressing for an open and

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    Time to revitalize manufacturing

    October 28, 2009 by Michael Ouellette

    It’s no secret the manufacturing sector in Canada is at a tipping point. It has been the story all year—no new orders, gutted employment rosters, new projects and investments put on hold and markets shrinking to where they sat in