News Manufacturing Economy General
October 29, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
January 14, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
March 29, 2019  

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.

Insight Government Manufacturing General
February 5, 2019  

[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.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
September 11, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 18, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace General
June 8, 2018  

Airbus and Bombardier C Series deal to close on July 1

Companies expect deliveries this year to double from the 17 aircraft in 2017.

News Manufacturing General Technology
April 3, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 13, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 18, 2017  

Feds to guard jobs before approving Bombardier Airbus deal

Requires several long-term promises from Airbus before signing off.

News Manufacturing General
October 10, 2017  

Ottawa shortlists nine ‘superclusters’ for $950M federal funding

Proposed tech hubs to foster public-private partnerships in industries across the country.

News Manufacturing General
April 6, 2017  

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.

News Manufacturing General
March 27, 2017  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
January 20, 2017  

Canada and US automakers concerned about Trump: Bains

Economic development minister reinforces the need for open borders.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 6, 2016  

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.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
October 13, 2016  

Bains says Liberals ready to invest in Bombardier, cites conditions

Would have to keep headquarters in Montreal and R&D jobs in Canada

News Government Manufacturing General
June 15, 2016  

Liberals seek public input for improved innovation

Government will focus on six policy areas, including R&D, digital, business and research clusters

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
May 6, 2016  

Bains focused on Bombardier jobs, R&D, head office

Economic development minister says negotiations continue regarding the company’s request for $1 billion.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 5, 2016  

Feds spent almost $500Gs on Deloitte Bombardier study

Aerospace company wants $1 billion from Ottawa for CSeries aircraft.

News General
February 10, 2016  

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.