Boeing to reduce workforce by 400 in Winnipeg due to pandemic
Reductions will come from voluntary and involuntary layoffs and normal attrition.
Temporary layoffs at Palliser Furniture, closing Winnipeg plant
Company employs 3,000 people around the world including close to 700 in Winnipeg.
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.
Winnipeg hands down punishment during probe into inspectors’ work logs
City property inspectors allegedly slacked off on the job.
Winnipeg water plant employee killed on job
Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health and the RCMP are investigating.
Palliser opens a fourth furniture plant in Mexico
New 65,000 square-foot plant located in Matamoros, Coahuila.
CN Rail signs $500M deal with Amsted to make wheels
Contract extension will produce 1 million wheels over 10 yearsam
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.
New Flyer gets $223M Mass. bus contract
Will provide up to 725, 40-foot Xcelsior heavy-duty transit buses.
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.
ProMetic Life Sciences signs Winnipeg plant to process plasma
Emergent BioSolutions facility will process up to 250,000 litres of plasma annually.
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.
Eyewear maker Luxottica closes Winnipeg plant
The move will cost 200 people their jobs, according to the Winnipeg Free Press.
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.
New Flyer gets Atlanta contract for 265 buses
Vehicles will be powered by natural gas propulsion systems.