Labour productivity posts strong gain in Q2: Statistics Canada
…but hours worked fall at a much faster pace than output, 30.6 million in manufacturing
Sluggish investment threatens Canada’s prosperity
The only way to raise living standards and incomes is by building a more productive economy, yet politicians are mum on the subject.
Skills shortage hampers manufacturers’ competitiveness: CME
Survey shows 85% of companies from across Canada are having trouble filling job vacancies.
CAM system improves productivity
High-performance software covers a range of machine tool applications.
Canadians want personalized wellness programs
Survey says they would improve wellbeing and productivity.
Relying on equalization not a factor in Quebec’s low productivity: author
Province needs to better educate its workforce, stimulate private investment and encourage innovation.
Ottawa invests $100M in steel, aluminum SMEs across Canada
Manufacturers and users will get non-repayable contributions for productivity and technology projects.
Distinguish between genuine and apparent efficiency
True kaizen generates no waste and reduces costs.
Explore the abstract: Look beyond the circle with your audits
Applying basic principals such as 5S+1 leads to productivity improvements.
EMC session focuses on strategies and benefits of standard work
Free event will help manufacturers address productivity and quality issues.
Get organized: shadow boards improve plant productivity
Set up tools as runners, repeaters and strangers to save time and effort.
Automation: resistance is futile, our workforces must adapt
Nearly 50% of the Canadian labour force is at high risk within the next two decades, so how should we prepare?
Eldercare issues are sapping almost $1.3B in productivity
Conference Board report says employers have a role to play to help employees balance work and family obligations.
Covering your assets
Tap into a CMMS system’s by avoiding common application pitfalls.
Most companies missing on metrics to boost employee performance
CFERF/ADP study points to struggle measuring output leading to productivity deficit.