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News Manufacturing General
August 27, 2021  

Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo to return to in-person this year

Advanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) announced the in-person return

News Government Business Operations Economy General
June 28, 2021  

Minister McKenna points to Waterfront Toronto revitalization as symbol of Canada’s infrastructure ambitions

Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, visited Canada’s Sugar Beach;

News Government Transportation Economy General
May 18, 2021  

New streetcars for Toronto Transit Commission

A purchase of 60 streetcars has been announced for

News General
August 11, 2020  

Ontario manufacturer adopts thermal imaging to prevent spread of COVID-19

Ontario company manufactures real-time thermal solution to detect elevated body temperatures

News Manufacturing General
August 6, 2020  

Spin Master takes $14.5M Q2 loss as Hatchimals, Paw Patrol sales slip

The toymaker lost less money than expected during the quarter

News Government General
August 3, 2020  

Ontario sets new rules for restaurants as Toronto, Peel Region enter Stage 3

Toronto city council has enacted a series of additional health measures beyond those set by the province in preparation for the change

News Government General
July 30, 2020  

Toronto, Peel to join Stage 3 of reopening on July 31; Windsor-Essex left behind

Windsor-Essex region will remain in Stage 2 due to continued outbreaks on farms

News Government General
June 24, 2020  

Toronto, Peel to enter Stage 2, Windsor-Essex remains in Stage 1

Restaurant patios, hair salons and swimming pools in Toronto and Peel Region are able to resume operations June 24

News Electronics Government General
June 24, 2020  

Pandemic era tech changes should become permanent, says Toronto mayor

The mayor of Canada’s largest city also played up the vibrancy of its technology sector

News Transportation General
June 11, 2020  

BC, Ontario shipyards team up to win multibillion dollar icebreaker contract

The agreement between Seaspan Marine and Heddle Shipyards represents the type of co-operation rarely seen within Canada.

News Government General
June 9, 2020  

Most regions outside Toronto-Hamilton area moving to reopen – Stage 2

GTA and Hamilton area held back because of the high concentration of the province’s COVID-19 cases.

News Electronics General
May 12, 2020  

Sidewalk Labs’ smart-city plans for Toronto are dead. What’s next?

Google company is withdrawing from its partnership with Waterfront Toronto, and a neighbourhood called Quayside.

News Manufacturing General
May 4, 2020  

Makers of zytec Germ Buster ramp up hand sanitizer production

Canadian brand is delivering sanitizers to hospitals and has created additional work opportunities, increased pay for employees.

News Automotive General
April 23, 2020  

GM shuts down Maven car share service in TO, all other markets

Last year GM pulled the service from eight North American markets but kept Toronto and some US cities running.

News Manufacturing General
April 9, 2020  

Thornhill Medical ventilator production increased tenfold to meet demand

The federal government has signed a contract with the Toronto medical equipment manufacturer for 1,020 new ventilators

News Manufacturing General
April 9, 2020  

Toronto firm’s portable life support units could supplement ICU beds

Thornhill Medical’s MOVES SLC system comes equipped with a ventilator that makes its own oxygen, suction, and it provides vital sign monitoring

News Manufacturing General
April 2, 2020  

Thornhill Medical to deliver 500 mobile ventilator systems

The MOVES SLC portable life support and ventilator units will be available to support hospitals across Canada by early April.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
February 25, 2020  

Canntab awarded Health Canada cannabis research licence

Plans to produce oral delivery formulations including extended release, instant release and bi-layered hard pills.

News Construction Transportation General
February 20, 2020  

Ontario introduces bill to speed up GTA transit project construction

The bill proposes to cut the land expropriation process from a year to approximately seven months.

News Automotive General
February 18, 2020  

PHOTOS: Canadian International AutoShow

The show, Canada’s largest, is being held Feb. 14 to 23 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

News Automotive General
February 17, 2020  

Canadian Car of the Year and Utility Vehicle of the Year announced by AJAC

The Mazda3 was the top car. Jaguar’s I-Pace won back-to-back utility awards, the first battery electric vehicle to do so

News Electronics General
February 11, 2020  

Hardware Catalyst Initiative silicon incubator hits the ground running

Provides support to southern Ontario firms developing hardware solutions; first cohort of eight companies has been announced.

News Electronics Manufacturing General
February 6, 2020  

York Region’s ventureLAB funding silicon tech innovation

Companies to develop healthcare technology, consumer electronics, telecommunications, smart energy and connected transportation.

News Manufacturing General
January 30, 2020  

BDO launches manufacturing roadshow with Industry 4.0 focus in Toronto

The morning event detailed how manufacturers can leverage technology to beef up their operations.

News Electronics General
January 28, 2020  

Ryerson University organizations launch cybersecurity accelerator

Initiative is billed as Canada’s first commercial accelerator specifically designed for scale-up companies in cybersecurity and related fields.

News Food & Beverage General
January 16, 2020  

Starbucks to open digital age pick up-focused spot in Toronto

Part of a trend in which companies are experimenting with take-out only locations.

News Transportation General
October 17, 2019  

Ontario drops plan to upload Toronto subway as city supports Ford plan

Mayor John Tory said leaving the subway system under city ownership was a key requirement of council when it entered into discussions with the province.

News Food & Beverage General
October 16, 2019  

Beef recall expands as Toronto slaughterhouse co-operates with food watchdog

Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. had its licence suspended Sept. 17 due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

News General
July 30, 2019  

Juul opens store in Toronto amid outcry about rise of teen vaping

Marks the California-based company’s first brick-and-mortar location in North America.

News General
June 6, 2019  

Venture capitalist calls for end to Sidewalk Labs development

Says it gives too much power and control to the project’s backer Alphabet Inc.

News General
April 9, 2019  

Faith Goldy, five others, banned from Facebook and Instagram over hate

The one-time Toronto mayoral candidate was fired by Rebel Media for taking part in a podcast on a neo-Nazi group’s website.

News Pulp & Paper General
February 28, 2019  

Cascades closing two tissue paper machines in Ontario, reports Q4 loss

The two sites employ a total of 68 workers and produce 44,000 tonnes of tissue paper annually.