Another Gold award for Ontario’s Waterloo Dark beer
Wins in the International Lager Category at the Ontario Brewing Awards.
Flu season in Canada ‘exceptionally low’ so far: public health
COVID-19 is proving to be worse, with more than 1,400 people in hospital, about one-fifth of them in critical care.
Government contracts for US companies only: Biden
Buy American plan includes a specialized office within the White House to enforce and oversee measures.
NSK accelerates certification of ventilators for COVID-19
The Winnipeg Ventilator 2.0 employs a “frictionless” piston design
BioNeutra wins another accolade for VitaFiber
Edmonton manufacturer’s VitaFiber sweetener declared world’s top beverage ingredient.
BioNTech scientist: Vaccine could halve virus transmission
Sahin says a high vaccination rate is “absolutely essential”before next autumn to ensure a return to normal life next winter.
ASEAN, China, other partners sign world’s biggest trade pact
Accord will take already low tariffs on trade between member countries still lower, over time, and is less comprehensive than CPTPP.
What the end of the Trump era could mean for Canadian Conservatives
Challenge will be how to appeal to Trump-friendly supporters within their base, and those who abhor the ex-president.
USMCA makes working class Americans integral to future US trade policy
Biden will be focused on ensuring domestic investments, procurement efforts and tax policy generate benefits for those left behind by the global economy.
PM prods premiers to impose more stringent COVID-19 measures
Offers federal backing and not be deterred by the economic costs of shutting down businesses.
New reality: Managing processes with Deming and EVSM
Reap benefits by adapting the PDCA cycle with value stream mapping.
Siemens quarterly profit rises, last under CEO Kaeser
Global industrial technology company says pandemic “will not have a long-lasting effect” on the global economy.
Shell customers can offset carbon emissions for two cents per litre
Will help energy company to produce or buy offset credits to reduce net CO2 emissions from production, refining and burning of fossil fuels.
Stelco loses $88M as prices fall and upgrade project stifles shipments
They fell over the summer as the company upgraded its blast furnace.
Martinrea says recent union deals could boost Canadian manufacturing
$5 billion-worth of investments announced this fall offers auto parts suppliers work to win.
Electrifying Canada’s bus fleets needs $3B a year: Transit group
$1.5 billion set aside to get 5,000 electric school and transit buses on the road in Canada by 2025.
Trudeau expects trade deal with UK can be done before 2021
Says a deal should be relatively straightforward to manage even as the UK lurches toward its official exit from the EU.
Extra income for hard hit workers may not last post-pandemic: PM
Government is watching to see how things play out before deciding on its next move.
Bidenomics: More stimulus, tougher regulation, and gridlock
Biden’s view of most economists: until the virus is controlled, the economy cannot fully recover.
Auto industry has hit trough from COVID-19: Linamar CEO
Hasenfratz says auto sales have bounced back from Q2 lows, although still dragging from the pandemic.
UPDATE: Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is looking 90% effective
Developing with German partner BioNTech, now on track to apply later this month for emergency-use approval.
John Brooks acquired pump repair company ASL Roteq
Expands its resources of expert service technicians, millwrights and machinists.
FedDev Ontario provides $6M for Windsor-Essex manufacturers
Funding is also leveraging more than $22.4 million in additional investments in the region.
Ford adding 350 jobs at 2 plants to make electric vehicles
500 workers between the Kansas City Assembly Plant the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.
COVID may have reversed decline in Canadian trust in scientists: survey
50% of Canadians are more willing to advocate for science due to the pandemic.
Federal government still working on investments in Fiat Chrysler, GM
Open to working with other automakers who submit plans to increase their footprints in Canad
Mi’kmaq joining with Premium Brands to buy Clearwater Seafoods for $1 B
The deal is the largest investment in the seafood industry by a Canadian Indigenous group.
Trudeau first leader to talk to US president-elect Joe Biden
They discussed COVID-19, climate change, fighting anti-Black racism and China’s detention of the two Michaels.
CME calls for stabilizing the trade relationship with Biden’s America
Calls for a competitive business environment that includes important investment tax measures.
EU moves ahead with tariffs on US but hopes for Biden change
Trade action traded between US and EU over support for aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Airbus.
Ottawa welcomes president elect Joe Biden as ally in climate fight
McKenna notes Biden’s promise to have the US rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement after it left the treaty last week.
Mining metals needed for electrification faces low price obstacle
More than $1 trillion of investment needed in key aluminum, cobalt, copper, nickel and lithium over the next 15 years.