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News Government General
September 20, 2020  

Billions more for health care likely to top premiers’ throne speech wish list

This year’s transfer is almost $42 billion under an arrangement that sees it increase by at least 3% each year.

News Manufacturing General
May 5, 2020  

Anticipating N95 mask shortage, hospital turns to full face snorkel masks

Sunnybrook is taking snorkel masks initially meant for use underwater, and adding a filter meant to catch hazardous particles.

News Food & Beverage General
November 27, 2018  

Cannabis still has mystery, Canada’s first weed only academic researcher says

Yang Qu said one of his major goals is to look into the medical capacity of cannabinoids and devise new ways of manufacturing them.

News Aerospace Energy Manufacturing General
November 19, 2018  

GE’s sprawling power, aviation, health care arms add risk

The sprawling company’s broad reach has left it vulnerable to market shifts in many industries.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 4, 2017  

Pallister says he’ll take Trudeau’s word over research facility

He’s now ready to move ahead with a health-care funding deal with Ottawa.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 21, 2015  

Invest $3.3B into health care for boomers: report

CMA says baby boomers will strain the system; price could jump to $17.5 billion in the next five years.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 25, 2015  

Alberta health care levy to address revenue shortfall

Prentice says deep cuts to programs and services are now off the table.

News Manufacturing General
June 16, 2014  

Medtronic to buy Irish medical device maker Covidien

Will have executive offices in Dublin but operate in Minneapolis.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
March 18, 2014  

Saskatchewan NDP leader says healthcare lean program is cult like

Premier Brad Wall calls on Broten to apologize for comments that go too far.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
September 25, 2013  

GM to sell $4.5B in notes to pay off debt to union trust funds

GM will also use $1.2 billion from the new bonds to pay off 7% notes, retiring debt held by a trust controlled by Unifor.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
June 5, 2013  

Johnson & Johnson recalls 32M contraceptive packages outside US

Company has yet to resolve problems related to quality control and plant upgrades, says University of Michigan pharmaceuticals analyst.