Canadian Manufacturing


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    Canadian private companies plan to grow in 2011

    October 25, 2010 by staff

    Growth is back on the agenda for private companies in Canada, according to the 2010 Business Insights Survey from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The survey found 83 per cent of private companies expect business to get better in the next year, compared

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    Consumers testing economic waters

    October 21, 2010 by 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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    Five sectors to see biggest growth

    October 8, 2010 by staff

    Companies in mining, oil extraction, and psychology can expect to see gains over the next few years, according to IBISWorld Research. The firm pinpointed five industries that not only came out of the recession with a profit, but will keep

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    Investment intentions rising: BOC

    October 8, 2010 by Staff

    OTTAWA: Canadian businesses are again considering investments to spur productivity and growth, according to the Bank of Canada’s Autumn Business Outlook Survey. The outlook, released today, is the result of interviews with executives from 100 companies across Canada. The results

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    Cleantech projects stuck in limbo

    September 30, 2010 by Lisa Wichmann

    Toronto: There’s no shortage of clean technology ideas in Canada. But there is a lack of money to commercialize them. That was a major theme at the Carbon Economy Summit in Toronto recently, where investors, start-ups and manufacturing executives gathered

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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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    Americans think Canada is key to economic recovery

    September 21, 2010 by Staff

    WASHINGTON: In a recent poll by the Canadian American Business Council (CABC), Americans ranked their economic relationship with Canada as the most important when compared with other countries. “This latest round of polling is evidence that its a consistent belief

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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