Canadian Manufacturing


  • Canadian Manufacturing Article

    Exporting: The multiplier effect

    November 26, 2011 by Mike Ouellette

    Explaining how investing in one emerging market with the aim of accessing connected markets to multiply the value of a single investment.

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    Nice guy managers may actually finish first

    September 10, 2010 by Mike Ouellette

    We have all had managers whose hard driving, win-at-all-costs attitude made at least a portion of our lives miserable. We accept the treatment because those managers were usually regarded as winners—tough, results oriented people who get the job done. But

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    EDC: 10 tips to manage overdue receivables

    August 20, 2010 by Denis L’Heureux, Regional Vice-President, Small Business Solutions, EDC

    When credit is tight, more buyers try to get away with paying their bills late, and a few, without paying at all. Yet many small business owners still put off reminding their customers about overdue payments—supposedly because they’re too busy

  • Canadian Manufacturing Article

    14 tips for strong IT partnerships

    July 14, 2010 by Roger Glasel

    EDMONTON: Whether you staff your IT department internally or by a Managed IT Services (MITS) Provider, here are a 14 tips to ensure you get, and keep, the right partners. Vendor’s need to understand your priorities. If they can help,

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    Canada a foreign investment hotspot

    July 14, 2010 by Staff

    TORONTO: Canada’s outperformance versus many advanced economies is creating staying power and increasing our popularity with foreign investors, according to a new report from CIBC World Markets Inc. Canada’s fiscal advantages include: Years of fiscal outperformance and surpluses in Canada

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    Canada’s Q2 M&A activity outpaces the global trend: PwC

    July 14, 2010 by CanadianManufacturing,com staff

    TORONTO: In its second quarter roundup of the Canadian merger and acquisition (M&A) market, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is reporting a 15 per cent increase in the number of announced Canadian deals and a 26 per cent increase in the aggregate value

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    10 tips for better pricing strategy

    June 23, 2010 by Rafi Mohammed

    Pricing is one of the most powerful yet underutilized  strategies available to businesses. A McKinsey & Co. study of the Global one200 found that if companies increased prices by just one per cent and demand remained constant, operating profits would

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    Small businesses treated like cash cows: CFIB

    June 17, 2010 by Canadian Manufactruing Daily Staff

    TORONTO: Small business owners continue to pay more than their fair share of property taxes according to a report released today by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). The report, titled The Tale of Two Tax Rates: How Ontario

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    Knowledge is the new horsepower

    June 8, 2010 by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff

    OTTAWA: The pace of economic development in Asia and South America and the new economic power attached to it offer Canada a chance to lead and prosper, states a new report commissioned by the Canadian International Council. The report outlines

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    Maximize your customs duty savings

    March 17, 2010 by Jean-Marc Clement

    Canadian manufacturers ought to know by now that customs duty has been eliminated on a long list of manufacturing inputs imported into Canada. The 2010 Budget presented on March 4, 2010 by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty contained a long list