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News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
November 17, 2020  

Another Gold award for Ontario’s Waterloo Dark beer

Wins in the International Lager Category at the Ontario Brewing Awards.

News Manufacturing General
November 17, 2020  

Flu season in Canada ‘exceptionally low’ so far: public health

COVID-19 is proving to be worse, with more than 1,400 people in hospital, about one-fifth of them in critical care.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 17, 2020  

Second COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna almost 95% effective

But Canada is still months away from being able to distribute a vaccine as cases surpass 300,000.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 17, 2020  

Government contracts for US companies only: Biden

Buy American plan includes a specialized office within the White House to enforce and oversee measures.

News Manufacturing General
November 17, 2020  

NSK accelerates certification of ventilators for COVID-19

The Winnipeg Ventilator 2.0 employs a “frictionless” piston design

News Manufacturing General
November 17, 2020  

NRC Canada opens new advanced materials research facility

National clean energy hub in Mississauga supports research into new industrial materials.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
November 16, 2020  

BioNeutra wins another accolade for VitaFiber

Edmonton manufacturer’s VitaFiber sweetener declared world’s top beverage ingredient.

News Manufacturing General
November 16, 2020  

$3.5M NGen funding supports four advanced manufacturing projects

Selected by a panel of independent experts as part of the federal government’s Innovation Supercluster Initiative.

News Manufacturing Economy General
November 16, 2020  

ASEAN, China, other partners sign world’s biggest trade pact

Accord will take already low tariffs on trade between member countries still lower, over time, and is less comprehensive than CPTPP.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 16, 2020  

What the end of the Trump era could mean for Canadian Conservatives

Challenge will be how to appeal to Trump-friendly supporters within their base, and those who abhor the ex-president.

News Manufacturing General Technology
November 13, 2020  

AI can help in fight against COVID-19, if we don’t let fear stop us: Bengio

His studies show artificial intelligence was more accurate in predicting how many people can be infected from one person with COVID-19.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 13, 2020  

USMCA makes working class Americans integral to future US trade policy

Biden will be focused on ensuring domestic investments, procurement efforts and tax policy generate benefits for those left behind by the global economy.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 13, 2020  

PM prods premiers to impose more stringent COVID-19 measures

Offers federal backing and not be deterred by the economic costs of shutting down businesses.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
November 12, 2020  

New reality: Managing processes with Deming and EVSM

Reap benefits by adapting the PDCA cycle with value stream mapping.

News Manufacturing General
November 12, 2020  

Pandemic drives manufacturers to accelerate digital transformation

Companies dealing with remote work forces, supply chain issues and need for better information.

News Energy Manufacturing General
November 12, 2020  

Shell customers can offset carbon emissions for two cents per litre

Will help energy company to produce or buy offset credits to reduce net CO2 emissions from production, refining and burning of fossil fuels.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 12, 2020  

Methane emissions from oilpatch twice as high as thought: survey

Could complicate regulatory attempts to nearly halve releases over the next five years.

News Manufacturing Metals General Production
November 12, 2020  

Stelco loses $88M as prices fall and upgrade project stifles shipments

They fell over the summer as the company upgraded its blast furnace.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
November 12, 2020  

Martinrea says recent union deals could boost Canadian manufacturing

$5 billion-worth of investments announced this fall offers auto parts suppliers work to win.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 11, 2020  

Electrifying Canada’s bus fleets needs $3B a year: Transit group

$1.5 billion set aside to get 5,000 electric school and transit buses on the road in Canada by 2025.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 11, 2020  

Trudeau expects trade deal with UK can be done before 2021

Says a deal should be relatively straightforward to manage even as the UK lurches toward its official exit from the EU.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 11, 2020  

Extra income for hard hit workers may not last post-pandemic: PM

Government is watching to see how things play out before deciding on its next move.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 11, 2020  

Trump likely ‘taking names’ on Biden congrats after Trudeau outreach

No ruling out that Trump could find a way to retaliate against Canada in his remaining time in the Oval Office.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 11, 2020  

Bidenomics: More stimulus, tougher regulation, and gridlock

Biden’s view of most economists: until the virus is controlled, the economy cannot fully recover.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 11, 2020  

Auto industry has hit trough from COVID-19: Linamar CEO

Hasenfratz says auto sales have bounced back from Q2 lows, although still dragging from the pandemic.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
November 10, 2020  

Clearing the air: Identify and address breathing hazards

Steps to take that will improve workplace health and safety.

News Manufacturing General Technology
November 10, 2020  

UPDATE: Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is looking 90% effective

Developing with German partner BioNTech, now on track to apply later this month for emergency-use approval.

News Government Manufacturing General Technology
November 10, 2020  

Royal Canadian Navy takes on Lockheed Martin’s SPY-7 radar

Scalable, modular system will provide protection over the next 40 years.

News Manufacturing General
November 10, 2020  

John Brooks acquired pump repair company ASL Roteq

Expands its resources of expert service technicians, millwrights and machinists.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Production
November 10, 2020  

FedDev Ontario provides $6M for Windsor-Essex manufacturers

Funding is also leveraging more than $22.4 million in additional investments in the region.

News Manufacturing General
November 10, 2020  

COVID may have reversed decline in Canadian trust in scientists: survey

50% of Canadians are more willing to advocate for science due to the pandemic.

News Manufacturing General
November 10, 2020  

Promising early Phase 1 test results for Medicago’s COVID-19 vaccine

100% of subjects developed a promising antibody response after two doses.