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News Aerospace General
May 28, 2020  

Boeing slashes 12,000 jobs as virus seizes travel industry

Aerospace giant said it would cut 10% of a workforce that numbered about 160,000.

News Manufacturing General
January 29, 2020  

In grinding manufacturing slump, 3M cuts another 1,500 jobs

The latest round equates to about 1.5% of 3M’s global workforce.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Operations
October 30, 2019  

Molson Coors Brewing cutting 400 to 500 jobs and restructuring operations

Montreal-based brewer will also close its Denver office and designate Chicago as its North American operational headquarters.

News Economy
December 17, 2018  

GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

That still leaves the majority of the cuts hitting white-collar workers and Canadians.

News Automotive General
November 27, 2018  

GM in for ‘one hell of a fight’ over planned Oshawa plant closure: Union

Jerry Dias, national president of Unifor, said the union will fight against the planned move “tooth and nail.”

News General
November 21, 2018  

About 150 Ikea jobs in Canada to be impacted by response to customer changes

The retailer expects to cut 7,500 jobs worldwide as it addresses urbanization, new technology and digitalization.

News General
September 25, 2018  

Novartis plans to cut 2,100 jobs in Switzerland, Britain

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant hopes to lower its overall headcount worldwide to below 100,000, from about 126,000 today.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
August 2, 2018  

Nutrien to cut 80 jobs at Vanscoy potash operation in efficiency push

Will take place in the fourth quarter this year and include about 30 staff and 50 hourly positions.

News Manufacturing Minerals General
July 26, 2018  

Cameco indefinitely extends mine, mill shut down, hundreds face layoff

Closures were to last 10 months, but uranium market has not improved enough to restart the sites.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 9, 2017  

GE closing Rochester plant, moving work to China

Company says closure will impact fewer than 100 plant workers.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
July 20, 2017  

Layoffs begin at Carrier plant that drew Trump’s criticism

Carrier announced in 2016 that it would close the Indianapolis plant and cut 1,400 jobs to save $65 million.

News Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
June 30, 2017  

Bombardier Transportation cutting up to 2,200 railway jobs in Germany

Move is part of restructuring plans announced last fall to eliminate 7,500 transportation and aerospace jobs around the world.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
June 1, 2017  

Kellogg shutters distribution centres, lays off workers

Closings are part of a cost-cutting plan as the company tries to wrangle falling sales.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
May 17, 2017  

Ford cutting 1,400 salaried jobs in North America, Asia

Voluntary early retirement and separation packages will be offered to about 15,300 workers, including 600 in Canada.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
March 1, 2017  

Hershey to cut 15% of global workforce

Most of the layoffs will come from hourly employees outside of the US.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 21, 2016  

Scandal costs force Volkswagen to shed 30K jobs

Automaker says the job cuts will save $4 billion annually.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 9, 2016  

GM lays off over 2,000 at US car plants as sales slow

Automaker says moves are meant to align production to demand for the cars.

News Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 2, 2016  

Increasing domestic abuse in Calgary tied to economic downturn

Police say incidents of domestic violence are up 36%, the highest since 2004.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
October 21, 2016  

Bombardier cuts 7,500 jobs in a second punishing wave this year

2,000 positions will be cut across Canada, including 1,500 in Quebec.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
October 19, 2016  

Enbridge cuts 5% of staff across operations

Cuts stem from organizational review launched in Q1.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 8, 2016  

Olymel to cut 340 jobs at Quebec plant

Decision stems from a plan to cease pork butt boning operations at the facility.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
July 6, 2016  

Toyota cuts 800 jobs in Thailand

Japanese automaker blames declining sales for the layoffs.

News Chemicals Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
June 29, 2016  

Dow Chemical cutting 2,500 jobs globally

Will shutter silicone manufacturing plants in North Carolina and Japan.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
June 20, 2016  

Bombardier shifting some Q400 work out of Toronto

Outsourcing some work to other countries will affect 200 positions at the Toronto facility.

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March 2, 2016  

Nexen lays off 120 employees in Canada

Blames ongoing economic struggles in the Canadian oilpatch.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas Economy General Operations Production Sustainability
February 22, 2016  

Canadian oil output growth could come to ‘complete standstill’

Oil-related investments are expected to drop 17% this year, according to the International Energy Agency.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
February 22, 2016  

Carbon tax would ‘kneecap’ struggling economy: Wall

Saskatchewan premier says the energy sector has already been hit by the falling price of oil and tens of thousands of jobs lost.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Operations Production
February 18, 2016  

High Liner downsizing Massachusetts fish plant

Nova Scotia-based company says it will refocus production on three other locations, including its Lunenberg, NS facility.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Operations Production
February 12, 2016  

Bell Helicopter cutting 200 jobs at Mirabel, Que.

Latest round of layoffs shrinks the plant’s workforce to 1,000.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
February 5, 2016  

Canadian employment growth flat in January

But jobless rate ticks up to 7.2%.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
February 4, 2016  

Ford looks to shed hundreds of managers in Europe

Automaker wants to cut administrative expenses and save an additional $200 million annually.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
January 27, 2016  

2015 worst year for Alberta jobs losses since 1982: StatsCan

Province lost 19,600 jobs last year, up from an earlier estimate of 14,600.