There were 477,000 job openings in manufacturing companies in February, up from 436,000 a year earlier.
House speaker’s proposals include import tax that would impact Canadian manufacturers and exporters.
Approving liquefied natural gas exports could lead to higher prices that could harm the economy
US President Barack Obama’s proposed new $447 billion American Jobs Act is aimed at creating much-needed jobs in the United States, but it’s also reigniting trade tensions between the country and Canada, its biggest trading partner.
North America can restore its manufacturing prowess and expand employment by innovating and developing value-added goods, Industry Minister Christian Paradis said at a Canada/US summit.