Another Gold award for Ontario’s Waterloo Dark beer
Wins in the International Lager Category at the Ontario Brewing Awards.
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.
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.
Government contracts for US companies only: Biden
Buy American plan includes a specialized office within the White House to enforce and oversee measures.
NSK accelerates certification of ventilators for COVID-19
The Winnipeg Ventilator 2.0 employs a “frictionless” piston design
NRC Canada opens new advanced materials research facility
National clean energy hub in Mississauga supports research into new industrial materials.
BioNeutra wins another accolade for VitaFiber
Edmonton manufacturer’s VitaFiber sweetener declared world’s top beverage ingredient.
$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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New reality: Managing processes with Deming and EVSM
Reap benefits by adapting the PDCA cycle with value stream mapping.
Pandemic drives manufacturers to accelerate digital transformation
Companies dealing with remote work forces, supply chain issues and need for better information.
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.
Methane emissions from oilpatch twice as high as thought: survey
Could complicate regulatory attempts to nearly halve releases over the next five years.
Stelco loses $88M as prices fall and upgrade project stifles shipments
They fell over the summer as the company upgraded its blast furnace.
Martinrea says recent union deals could boost Canadian manufacturing
$5 billion-worth of investments announced this fall offers auto parts suppliers work to win.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bidenomics: More stimulus, tougher regulation, and gridlock
Biden’s view of most economists: until the virus is controlled, the economy cannot fully recover.
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.
Clearing the air: Identify and address breathing hazards
Steps to take that will improve workplace health and safety.
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.
Royal Canadian Navy takes on Lockheed Martin’s SPY-7 radar
Scalable, modular system will provide protection over the next 40 years.
John Brooks acquired pump repair company ASL Roteq
Expands its resources of expert service technicians, millwrights and machinists.
FedDev Ontario provides $6M for Windsor-Essex manufacturers
Funding is also leveraging more than $22.4 million in additional investments in the region.
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.
Promising early Phase 1 test results for Medicago’s COVID-19 vaccine
100% of subjects developed a promising antibody response after two doses.