Canadian Manufacturing


  • U.S. Steel locks out Hamilton workers

    November 8, 2010 by The Canadian Press

    Picket lines are up outside a U.S. Steel plant in Hamilton after the company locked out hundreds of union members over a contract dispute.

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    Challenge awarding $15M for emission cutting ideas

    November 4, 2010 by Staff

    Companies to get expert feedback on new products, processes

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    Canada drops to eighth in UN quality of life ranking

    November 4, 2010 by The Canadian Press

    Canada routinely led the list in the 1990s, when the UN first started compiling the index of living standards.

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    Canada opens world’s most advanced aerospace research centre

    November 1, 2010 by staff

    Thompson, Man.: A $42-million research and testing facility for the aerospace industry has opened in northern Manitoba. The Global Aerospace Centre for Icing and Environmental Research (GLACIER) will be used by Rolls-Royce to test its new Trent XWB engine for

  • Venezuela nationalizes biggest steel producer

    November 1, 2010 by The Canadian Press

    The move is the latest of many nationalizations in the South American Country.

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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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    Ontario Premier named worst fiscal manager

    October 25, 2010 by Staff

    VANCOUVER: British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell ranks as the best of 10 provincial premiers at fiscal policy management, according to a new study released by the Fraser Institute. The peer-reviewed study, Measuring the Fiscal Performance of Canada’s Premiers, ranks Campbell

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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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    Bombardier business jet program costing more than expected

    October 19, 2010 by 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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    Demand sparks third shift for GM

    October 18, 2010 by 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