A response is needed to US policies that have reduced personal and business-related taxes.
Calls for a provincial strategy that lowers competitive barriers, increases investment and jobs.
A CME report discusses the under-representation of women in manufacturing and what to do about it
Forecasting $18.1-billion shortfall for 2018-19 that will gradually shrink to $12.3 billion in 2022-23.
Report says women account for only 28% of manufacturing jobs and just 4.5% of skilled trades.
CME calls the changes “significant but flawed piecemeal amendments.”
CME Industrie 2030 study aims to identify challenges that impede women-led manufacturing firms.
Report offers specific recommendations based on feedback from manufacturers.
CME wants to hear from you as it sets policy and advocacy efforts with the feds.
The plan to cut hydro rates by 25% shifts costs of up to $25 billion to future taxpayers.
Initial work will be focused on engagement and communication, while growing the CME’s membership base.
Coordinated national action needed on skills development for manufacturing.
CME study shows 60% not using them as investment in machinery and equipment drops.
Association estimates just 40,000 of Canada’s one million SMEs are exporters.
Companies are “actively” eying the US as their base of future operations.