Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence opens certification centre
Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division announced the opening of a…
Cyber attack targets Montreal health agency, forcing it to go off line
Internet connectivity as well as external and remote access to our networks have been suspended.
Montreal group wins $330K grant from NFL for helmet challenge
Winning team gets $1 million prize, innovation will be used as a standard for future helmets for football players.
SNC-Lavalin helping Medicom with N95 mask manufacturing
Will provide engineering services at new 60,000-square-foot facility in Montreal.
Quebec delays reopening of businesses in Montreal until May 18
Not enough enough empty hospital beds to accommodate a surge in patients after more people go out and get sick.
Air Canada signs two Quebec aircraft maintenance deals, subject to Transat deal
The airline has signed agreements with AAR and Avianor for several Airbus models
Montreal to fully ban plastic bags by end of 2020: Mayor
Decision comes as Quebec navigates a waste-management crisis with four Montreal-area recycling plants shutting their doors.
Mega Bloks closing Montreal factory, triggering 580 layoffs
Production of the interlocking plastic bricks for children will be outsourced to facilities in Mexico and China.
Transcontinental CEO calls bid to ban flyers in Montreal ‘incoherent’
He says it fails to take into account Quebec consumers’ needs and hands a flyer monopoly to Canada Post.
Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show (MMTS) 2020 (Postponed)
Presented by SME, the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show (MMTS)…
Lightspeed POS to buy Australia-based Kounta for up to US$61M
Point-of-sale platform has more than 7,000 customer locations in Australia and New Zealand.
Liberals nominate well known anti-pipeline activist to take Montreal NDP seat
Steven Guilbeault in 1993 helped found a major environmental advocacy group in Quebec called Equiterre.
Trudeau expected to confirm federal funding for Montreal’s metro extension
Federal money would help finance the $4.5 billion project to extend the city’s blue line by five metro stops.
Montreal’s costly new Champlain Bridge opens to northbound traffic
It was originally scheduled to open last December, but delays pushed back the opening and added to the price tag.
Montreal wants to ban single use plastics, polystyrene foam containers
Will hold consultations on the bylaw and move slowly to help businesses transition.
Canada Goose to open new luxury parka factory in Montreal [UPDATED]
Will initially employ more than 100 people, and grow to 650 new positions at full capacity by the end of 2020.
Quebec paint manufacturers seize on Sico’s exit to grab market share
US company plans to close its plant in Quebec City and distribution centre in the Montreal area next September.
New order for Bombardier-Alstom metro cars in Montreal
…but won’t save at least 100 workers from layoffs at the La Pocatiere plant.
CBSA, Montreal port tests blockchain to tug shipping into digital age
But data sharing depends on co-operation among competitors and security remains an open question.
Montreal to host annual world artificial intelligence summit through 2021
Quebec’s largest city has become a global hub for research in AI.
The Automation Technology Expo (ATX) Montreal showcases automation and…
Infrastructure agency hands $1.28B loan to Montreal rail project
Canada Infrastructure Bank will help finance a $6.3-billion electric rail system, largely managed and funded by Quebec’s pension scheme.
SNC Lavalin gets contract to design, deliver $1.9B chemical plant in Oman
Plant is expected to produce polyvinyl chloride, used to make rigid plastic pipes.
Couillard wants Bombardier rail plant to get Montreal subway renewal contract
Concerned jobs could be at stake without new business at the La Pocatiere plant.
Montreal’s Oreo cookie plant prepares to end drawn out closing
The 300,000-square-foot plant is being put up for sale and its equipment moved and auctioned off.
If no orders, Bombardier may lay off hundreds at its Quebec railway plant
At least half of the factory’s 600 jobs on the line when Montreal subway contract complete.
2018 National Apprenticeship Conference
The 2018 conference hosted by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum…
Canada faces angry Americans in pivotal sixth round of NAFTA talks
WTO complaint about US trade practices pursuit of a progressive trade agenda is fuelling the acrimony.
New Montreal bridge currently being built had 2,000 defects: report
Defects include porous steel plates; incomplete or non-existent soldering; defective bolts.
Aviation sector needs to do better job attracting workers: ICAO
Retirements and competition for high-skilled workers from other industries will strain hiring efforts.
NAFTA talks to move outside the capitals, new destination: Montreal
Holding a round in French-speaking Quebec for diversity, while highlighting manufacturing in various parts of the country.
Montrealers say siren system to warn of industrial leak not distinctive enough
Nine factories across the island test system to alert public of toxic products such as ammonia or acid.