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News Manufacturing Economy General Technology
April 14, 2021  

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence opens certification centre

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division announced the opening of a

News Government General
October 30, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
July 22, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
May 7, 2020  

SNC-Lavalin helping Medicom with N95 mask manufacturing

Will provide engineering services at new 60,000-square-foot facility in Montreal.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 5, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 27, 2020  

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

News Manufacturing General
February 6, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
January 27, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
December 9, 2019  

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.

Event Manufacturing General
November 16, 2019  

Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show (MMTS) 2020 (Postponed)

Presented by SME, the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show (MMTS)

News Manufacturing General
October 21, 2019  

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.

News Government Oil & Gas General
July 11, 2019  

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.

News Construction Transportation General
July 4, 2019  

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.

News Construction General
June 25, 2019  

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.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
April 25, 2019  

Montreal wants to ban single use plastics, polystyrene foam containers

Will hold consultations on the bylaw and move slowly to help businesses transition.

News Manufacturing General Production
February 14, 2019  

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.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
November 22, 2018  

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.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
November 12, 2018  

New order for Bombardier-Alstom metro cars in Montreal

…but won’t save at least 100 workers from layoffs at the La Pocatiere plant.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 25, 2018  

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.

News Electronics General
October 10, 2018  

Montreal to host annual world artificial intelligence summit through 2021

Quebec’s largest city has become a global hub for research in AI.

Event Manufacturing General Technology
September 18, 2018  

ATX Montreal

The Automation Technology Expo (ATX) Montreal showcases automation and

News Transportation General
August 22, 2018  

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.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
June 7, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General
April 16, 2018  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Economy General Production
February 20, 2018  

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.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Production
February 19, 2018  

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.

Event Manufacturing General
February 16, 2018  

2018 National Apprenticeship Conference

The 2018 conference hosted by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 22, 2018  

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.

News Construction Manufacturing General
December 4, 2017  

New Montreal bridge currently being built had 2,000 defects: report

Defects include porous steel plates; incomplete or non-existent soldering; defective bolts.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
November 27, 2017  

Aviation sector needs to do better job attracting workers: ICAO

Retirements and competition for high-skilled workers from other industries will strain hiring efforts.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 20, 2017  

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.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
November 15, 2017  

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.