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News Manufacturing Economy General
June 23, 2020  

Economy to grow in 2021, if there isn’t another national shutdown

Outlook is at the optimistic range of the Bank of Canada’s most recent estimates.

News Manufacturing Economy General
May 7, 2018  

Business leaders’ confidence sours on Canadian economy: survey

Conference Board of Canada confidence index falls to lowest level in six quarters.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
April 12, 2018  

Tide turns for Canada’s oil industry, but pipeline issues a constraint

Ability to expand export markets beyond North America key to competitiveness.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General Production
March 20, 2016  

The window to a new trade era is open

A failure to address the “disruption” of technological change driven in part by Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things will further weaken performance in global markets where the list of competitors is growing.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
December 17, 2015  

Time to shift from survival to excelling

Competitive challenges are plenty but so are the opportunities for companies that choose to venture into new markets.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
March 29, 2015  

March of the robots: prepare for accelerated global adoption

The Boston Consulting Group is forecasting investment in advanced industrial robots will take off over the next decade.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General
December 19, 2014  

Mind the (age) gap

Gen X and Millennials: understand generational differences to gain a competitive edge.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General
October 25, 2014  

Improve your innovation efforts

Conference Board report offers principles for practical strategies.