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News Energy Manufacturing General
September 24, 2020  

Production of medical isotope at Darlington progresses

Nuclear station to become first large-scale nuclear station to produce molybdenum-99.

News Government General
July 23, 2020  

China cites ‘malicious slander’ as Houston consulate closes

State Department alleges Chinese agents have tried to steal data from facilities in Texas.

News General
July 16, 2020  

Canadian companies join forces to test shared spaces for COVID-19

New company brings together rapid-testing technology with building-design expertise

News Electronics Manufacturing General
May 20, 2020  

Celestica to make 7,500 ventilators for Starfish Medical

Contract manufacturer will deliver the devices to Health Canada in the fourth quarter of 2020.

News Manufacturing General
April 27, 2020  

Volunteers use 3D printers to make PPE during pandemic

Research team also working to improve open-source designs that others have created.

News Manufacturing General
April 15, 2020  

Nordion begins distribution of Cobalt-60 to medical facilities

Used in gamma irradiation to sterilize surgical gloves, syringes and COVID-19 test kits used by front-line medical professionals.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 13, 2020  

Manitoba offers millions to local manufacturers to make reusuable masks

Designed by medical experts at Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre; masks have a silicone base and use an N95 or higher grade filter.

News Manufacturing General
April 9, 2020  

Kitchener manufacturer expanding fast to meet face shield demand

Canadian Shield opening second automated plant, hiring up to 300 workers who will drive production over three shifts.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 2, 2020  

Likely not enough protective gear in national emergency stockpile: Hajdu

Successive governments in Ottawa have not spent enough money preparing for public-health crises.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 1, 2020  

Quebec warns of equipment shortage as COVID-19 cases soar

Critical needs include protective equipment such as masks, gloves and gowns.

News Energy General
March 25, 2020  

COVID-19 scare at oil sands work camp tests businesses’ plans

Possible virus case shows Civeo’s safety protocols at Suncor Energy base camp work.

News General
August 26, 2019  

UNB researcher gets grant to explore medical potential of cannabis

It’s being transformed from an underground species into an industrial crop that awaits development.

News Manufacturing Metals General Production
April 16, 2019  

Additive manufacturer AP&C expands its Greater Montreal operations

GE company says it will add up to 75 skilled jobs over five years.

News Manufacturing General
December 10, 2018  

Aurora Cannabis to acquire Mexican company following partnership

Farmacias now Mexico’s first federally licensed importer of raw materials containing THC.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 9, 2018  

Liberals told to build new benefits for ill, unemployed workers

Program would also help jobseekers who exhaust regular EI benefits and heading towards welfare.