Innovation minister defends ‘superclusters’ following critical report
Performance fails to to live up to expectations, Bains stresses the program’s potential over a five-to-10-year timeline.
Promised 25% wireless rate cut is on top of recent reductions: Bains
Rate reductions mandated to achieve over the next two years will be measured starting after the Oct. 21 election.
Bains in Windsor after Chrysler announces 1,500 job cuts at plant
Automaker cutting the third shift, which produces the Chrysler Pacifica, its hybrid version, and Dodge Grand Caravan.
[15-sec. RANT] Ford government wants us to roll over on tariffs: Huh???
Wrong message to send the Trumpists about the cost of protectionist policies.
Canadian decision within weeks on steel safeguards: Bains
Government is looking at feedback from recent consultations on how to protect the industry from the risk of cheap steel imports.
Trudeau government to kick off talks towards national strategy on big data
Ai and big data will generate new opportunities for job creation and economic growth.
Airbus and Bombardier C Series deal to close on July 1
Companies expect deliveries this year to double from the 17 aircraft in 2017.
Wireless industry says 5G rollout depends on timely access to spectrum
But Canadian government has been slow to allocate the 600- and 3,500-megahertz spectrums.
Cabinet steps up security review of Chinese takeover of Aecon Group
Based on advice from national security agencies that there’s a potential injury to national security.
Feds to guard jobs before approving Bombardier Airbus deal
Requires several long-term promises from Airbus before signing off.
Ottawa shortlists nine ‘superclusters’ for $950M federal funding
Proposed tech hubs to foster public-private partnerships in industries across the country.
New internal trade deal tills soil for cross-Canada marijuana regulation
Will establish a clear process to help provinces and territories regulate the trade of recreational pot.
Bains hopes budget will help aggressive push to woo foreign brains
More to offer top-notch workers, scientists and scholars who might consider a move from the US.
Canada and US automakers concerned about Trump: Bains
Economic development minister reinforces the need for open borders.
Federal, Ont. governments talking major investments with big automakers
Bains open to support automakers expand their footprints in Canada, but no details on the amount.
Bains says Liberals ready to invest in Bombardier, cites conditions
Would have to keep headquarters in Montreal and R&D jobs in Canada
Liberals seek public input for improved innovation
Government will focus on six policy areas, including R&D, digital, business and research clusters
Bains focused on Bombardier jobs, R&D, head office
Economic development minister says negotiations continue regarding the company’s request for $1 billion.
Feds spent almost $500Gs on Deloitte Bombardier study
Aerospace company wants $1 billion from Ottawa for CSeries aircraft.
Manufacturing faces ‘significant’ structural hurdle
Federal memo points to low productivity, poor innovation, a failure to scale up and weak participation in global value chains.