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March 17, 2021  

FedDev Ontario invests in Valbruna ASW Inc.

FedDev Ontario invests $5 million for Valbruna ASW Inc.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
January 8, 2021  

Viva Healthcare Packaging to increase production of ‘made in Canada’ PPE

Recipient of Ontario Together Fund, to produce more than 22,500,000 medical grade face masks per month

News Aerospace Electronics Business Operations Production
December 21, 2020  

NEOTech improves efficiency at Agave site

Electronic manufacturing services provider taps into the experience of each team member

News Manufacturing General
October 19, 2020  

$2.5M for Greenfield Global to produce alcohol for COVID fight

Manufacturer’s $75 million project involves upgrading the facility’s distillation technology.

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.

News Energy Manufacturing General
June 20, 2018  

Darlington nuclear reactor to produce isotope used for medical imaging

First large-scale commercial station in the world to produce molybdenum-99.

News Manufacturing General
May 14, 2018  

Aurora Cannabis to buy MedReleaf in $3.2B all stock deal

Company will have the capacity to produce more than 570,000 kilograms of marijuana per year.

News Manufacturing General
April 30, 2018  

Aurora Cannabis, Mitacs partner on cannabis outcomes research

Researchers to undertake multiple population-based studies based on 29,000 patients.

News Manufacturing General Technology
December 19, 2017  

Aurora Cannabis investing in Micron’s waste techhnologies

Partnership to optimize environmentally-friendly Organic Waste Digester for Cannabis Waste

News Manufacturing General Technology
September 20, 2017  

3D printers: A revolutionary frontier for medicine

They’re opening a horizon of amazing possibilities, such as bioprinting living tissues with “biological ink.”

News Manufacturing General
July 12, 2017  

Lower chances of dementia by keeping your brain sharp

Get more exercise; stimulate your mind with games, computer use; and reduce high blood pressure.

News Manufacturing General
June 21, 2017  

Isodiol sets up operations in Mexico to begin shipping cannabis products

Company now working on a manufacturing permit to produce medical marijuana with less than 1% THC.

News Manufacturing General
March 30, 2017  

Cannabis producers lobby government ahead of legalization legislation

They want to brand product and sell medical marijuana on a tax-free basis.

News Manufacturing General
February 27, 2017  

Covering ‘essential’ drugs could fill health gaps, save billions

Study shows the essential medications account for 44% of prescriptions written across Canada

News Manufacturing General
February 21, 2017  

Money losing Toshiba selling medical leasing unit to Canon for $277M

It’s selling off lucrative businesses to get out from under massive losses in its nuclear business.

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 Manufacturing General
September 4, 2015  

Tweed Marijuana acquires MedCannAccess

Company is developing a mist that’s sprayed into the mouth.

News Manufacturing General Technology
July 30, 2015  

Toyota support robot aids the elderly, sick [VIDEO]

Has a single mechanical arm that can grasp objects of various shapes and sizes.