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News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 25, 2020  

Boeing to reduce workforce by 400 in Winnipeg due to pandemic

Reductions will come from voluntary and involuntary layoffs and normal attrition.

News Manufacturing General
March 31, 2020  

Temporary layoffs at Palliser Furniture, closing Winnipeg plant

Company employs 3,000 people around the world including close to 700 in Winnipeg.

News General
July 23, 2019  

Firefighters forced back during battle against massive Winnipeg warehouse blaze

People down wind of the fire were asked to keep their windows closed to prevent smoke from getting into their homes.

News Construction General
July 11, 2019  

Winnipeg hands down punishment during probe into inspectors’ work logs

City property inspectors allegedly slacked off on the job.

News Manufacturing General
May 23, 2018  

Winnipeg water plant employee killed on job

Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health and the RCMP are investigating.

News General
September 20, 2017  

Palliser opens a fourth furniture plant in Mexico

New 65,000 square-foot plant located in Matamoros, Coahuila.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
December 11, 2015  

CN Rail signs $500M deal with Amsted to make wheels

Contract extension will produce 1 million wheels over 10 yearsam

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 18, 2015  

Canada Goose doubling staff at new Winnipeg production facility

Hiring is being done in partnership with the Manitoba government, which has helped support the training of employees.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 23, 2015  

New Flyer gets $223M Mass. bus contract

Will provide up to 725, 40-foot Xcelsior heavy-duty transit buses.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 3, 2015  

Man. cabinet minister who challenged premier seeks federal office

Erin Selby will seek the federal NDP nomination in the riding of St. Boniface-St. Vital, a Winnipeg suburb.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
May 19, 2015  

ProMetic Life Sciences signs Winnipeg plant to process plasma

Emergent BioSolutions facility will process up to 250,000 litres of plasma annually.

News Construction Energy Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
July 14, 2014  

SNC Lavalin gets $112M Keewatinoow switchyard project with Manitoba Hydro

Contract includes design and construction, before helping the utility with the commissioning and training of staff.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
May 29, 2014  

Eyewear maker Luxottica closes Winnipeg plant

The move will cost 200 people their jobs, according to the Winnipeg Free Press.

News Automotive Manufacturing Production
February 4, 2014  

New Flyer gets $138M order for 276 buses headed to New York

Production of the 40-foot Xcelsior clean diesel buses is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2014.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
June 18, 2013  

New Flyer gets Atlanta contract for 265 buses

Vehicles will be powered by natural gas propulsion systems.