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News Government Manufacturing Economy General Health & Safety
April 14, 2021  

Swenco to produce COVID-19-related PPE

Swenco Ltd. received a FedDev Ontario repayable contribution of over

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Health & Safety Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
April 12, 2021  

BOSK Bioproducts receives grant for clean tech project

The Governments of Canada and Quebec are granting a total of over $1

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
April 12, 2021  

GreenFirst to acquire forest and paper products assets in Ontario and Québec

GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. entered a binding asset purchase

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Health & Safety
April 12, 2021  

GM produces 10 million face masks for Government of Canada

General Motors Canada produced 10 million face masks at

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Health & Safety
April 12, 2021  

Ontario invests in local manufacturing disinfectant

The Ontario government is investing nearly $850,000 in Dimachem

News Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
April 12, 2021  

Government of Canada funds a Côte-de-Beaupré business

The Government of Canada announces $100,000 in support for Unico Revêtement Métallique, a Côte-de-Beaupré

News Manufacturing General
April 7, 2021  

Neo Lithium appoints director

Neo Lithium Corp. appointed Tang Honghui as an independent Director

News Economy
January 8, 2021  

US loses 140,000 jobs

First monthly loss since spring

News Manufacturing Economy General
January 8, 2021  

Economists expect the December jobs report to show a loss of jobs to end 2020

Statistics Canada is expected to release its snapshot of

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 5, 2020  

Feds invest $100M to spur job creation in Alberta and fight climate change

Programs will support industry, farmers, Indigenous people, researchers, small businesses and families to reduce emissions.

News Manufacturing General
October 8, 2020  

Liberals’ supercluster program short on promised jobs, economic growth

Program contributes $918 million over five years to bring business, academic institutions and other non-profits together.

News Oil & Gas General
October 6, 2020  

Suncor Energy will cut 10% to 15% of its workforce over next 18 months

Cuts are to be made across the entire organization; will also affect Suncor’s contracted workers.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Production
September 30, 2020  

Shell plan to cut up to 9,000 jobs could result in 100s in Canada

Between 294 and 378 fewer jobs is the energy company’s cuts are proportionate.

News Manufacturing General
August 10, 2020  

Statistics Canada says country gained 419,000 jobs in July

The national unemployment rate was 10.9% in July, down from the 12.3% recorded in June

News General
July 28, 2020  

IBM launches digital platform to help Canadian job seekers and business owners get back to work

Canada added nearly one million jobs in June, but there are still close to two million fewer jobs than there were pre-COVID

News Oil & Gas General
July 27, 2020  

Canada’s liquefied natural gas industry expected to create new job opportunities: experts

The report analyzes the economic impact the LNG industry would have across the country

News Manufacturing General
July 16, 2020  

Schooling plans uncertainty has working moms mulling workforce exit

Anything short of complete school reopening presents a crucial challenge for women in the workforce and their families.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 14, 2020  

Economy adds 953,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate falls

Unemployment rate fell to 12.3% in June after hitting a record-high of 13.7% in May.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 9, 2020  

Canadian unemployment rate to peak at 11% in Q2: OECD

Jobs should return as lockdowns end, but an unemployment rate of 7.7% by the end of 2021.

News Automotive Energy Government Manufacturing General
July 2, 2020  

Building Back Better Canada Plan can create, maintain 6.3M jobs: report

The report argues it is essential that the federal government set the right policy framework to drive the transition to net-zero emissions

News Manufacturing General
June 4, 2020  

Canadian youth the most impacted by pandemic lockdown: poll

They’re worried their jobs could disappear and feel their emotional and mental health has been affected more than others.

News Manufacturing General
May 6, 2020  

Pandemic hammers job market, but there are opportunities: analysts

Shipping, logistics, supply chain manufacturing still operating and still expect to be operational.

News Manufacturing Economy General
April 9, 2020  

1,011,000 jobs lost in March, unemployment rate up to 7.8%

2.2% increase in the national rate the worst single-month change over the last 40-plus years.

News Government Manufacturing Economy
February 4, 2020  

Trump’s economy: Solid and steady but over-hyped and vulnerable

Economists warn the US expansion, now in its record-long 11th year, faces an array of threats.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General Production
January 20, 2020  

Toyota shifting pickup production to Mexico, no US jobs lost

To make up for the lost work, the San Antonio plant will build the Sequoia large SUV.

News Manufacturing Economy General
January 16, 2020  

Job losses in manufacturing impact employment rates, wages

Statistics Canada study (2000 to 2015) offers some insight for men, but women require more research.

News Manufacturing Economy General
January 7, 2020  

J.D. Irving forecasts 6,800 hires in Canada, US over three years

Reflects anticipated retirements, business growth and normal workforce turnover.

Insight Manufacturing General
December 16, 2019  

Manufacturing jobs and the future

They have grown more rapidly in Canada and the US than the workforce as a whole.

News Manufacturing Economy General
December 10, 2019  

Job prospects modest as employers forecast conservative hiring pace: Manpower

…but strongest labour market for manufacturing in 14 years is expected during the next three months.

News Forestry Manufacturing Economy General
December 2, 2019  

BC forest industry facing uncertain future as mills close across province

Layoffs, shutdowns are causing economic and social pain as thousands of workers, their families and communities face uncertain futures.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 26, 2019  

German automaker Audi to cut 9,500 jobs by 2025

Audi currently employs some 90,000 people around the world.

News Energy Manufacturing General
October 24, 2019  

Cash for coal workers part of Saskatchewan’s fall agenda

Government expects about 1,300 workers will be affected by the shutdown of coal plants by 2030.