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News Manufacturing Economy General
November 3, 2020  

Three companies get $5.6M from FedDev Ontario for projects

They’ll assist with scale-up, growth and create 115 jobs.

News Manufacturing Economy General
November 3, 2020  

Ontario promotes province-made products with CME directory

SupportOntarioMade.ca has more than 4,600 products from 1,200 local manufacturers.

News Manufacturing Economy General
October 29, 2020  

Small business confidence wanes as COVID-19 cases rise

Still haven’t recovered from the first wave of COVID-19 lockdown measures, 37% reporting they’re losing money every day.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 29, 2020  

Trudeau, EU leaders meet to reinforce support of world order

Pre-US election meeting is their first formal discussion since the changeover of Europe’s top political leadership late last year.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
October 29, 2020  

Inquiry into Alberta oil and gas critics extended to Jan. 31

Looking at foreign interests bankrolling campaigns against fossil fuel development.

News Manufacturing Economy General
October 29, 2020  

Innovation minister defends ‘superclusters’ following critical report

Performance fails to to live up to expectations, Bains stresses the program’s potential over a five-to-10-year timeline.

News Government Economy General
October 29, 2020  

Freeland says aid needed as central bank targets 2022 for recovery

Unprecedented amounts spent in record time to limit the economic damage wrought by COVID-19.

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
October 28, 2020  

Manufacturers head into an uncertain recovery

As the economy opens up, the threat of another wave of infection is very real.

News Government Economy General
October 28, 2020  

US election results could impact immigration to Canada

As government prepares to lay out targets, Canadians are feeling skittish about any planned increases.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 28, 2020  

Workers, companies want non-partisan review of EI system

A process managed by politicians could be lost to changing priorities, or a snap election.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 28, 2020  

Civil, respectful but still tough: Canada-US trade under Biden

Analyst says he’s still beholden to anti-trade sentiment within his own party.

News Government Manufacturing Metals Economy General
October 28, 2020  

Trump proclamation exempts Canadian aluminum from tariffs

… but he reserves the right to reimpose the 10% levies on national security grounds if exports spike again.

News Manufacturing Economy General
October 27, 2020  

Nearly half of Canadians considering leaving their current job

Annual Hays Salary Guide shows employer optimism countered by employee isolation, loneliness and decline in well-being.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 26, 2020  

Moving to Canada a parachute for expats in Trump’s America

People in the US talk about moving to Canada to escape four more years of Donald Trump.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 26, 2020  

Pfizer raises concerns on probe of Ottawa’s pandemic response

Raises confidentiality related to requirement to produce documents related to the production and purchase of a vaccine for COVID-19.

News Government Economy General
October 23, 2020  

Chastened Trump follows debate rules, mostly, in rematch with Biden

Measured exchanges and cool tempers, but flashes of anger and frustration on both sides.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 22, 2020  

Shoring up our future closer to home

AME’s whitepaper “A Manufacturing Marshall Plan” calls for reshoring, nearshoring and leanshoring.

News Government Economy General
October 22, 2020  

Face to face: Trump and Biden to meet for final debate

A final chance for both men to make their case to a television audience of tens of millions of voters.

News Government Economy General
October 22, 2020  

Canada jumps closer to military spending target thanks to COVID-19

Poised to spend the equivalent of more of its GDP on defence this year than at any point in the past decade.

News Food & Beverage Economy General
October 21, 2020  

Dairy farmers facing losses due to CUSMA will be compensated: Trudeau

They’ve received a multi-year commitments for trade deal losses from EU and Pacific Rim agreements, but not North American deal.

News Government Economy General
October 19, 2020  

Companies have modest hiring plans, expect low wage growth: BoC

Central bank’s business outlook survey finds that wage growth is widely expected to slow over the next year.

News Government Economy General
October 19, 2020  

Manitoba’s COVID numbers decline, bars and restaurants face restrictions

Health officials report 80 new cases and deaths of two residents at a Winnipeg personal care home.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 19, 2020  

Recovery to be difficult for small businesses that survive COVID

CFIB shows only 26% of small businesses are reporting normal sales volumes, leaving the remainder at risk of insolvency.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

UK urged to conclude trade deal with EU to limit Brexit cost

OECD said the British economy will likely end this year 10.1% smaller than when it started.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

EU can put tariffs on $4B of US goods over Boeing support: WTO

One of the largest penalties handed down by the global trade organization, considering which products to target.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
October 13, 2020  

Trudeau delivers another blow to energy, mining sectors

Plan requiring projects to describe how they will achieve net-zero emissions may not even be feasible.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 13, 2020  

Conference centres, airports, stadiums rush for anti-pandemic status

Accreditation shows training has taken place and there’s a proven system of cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention.

News Manufacturing Economy General
October 13, 2020  

Report says pandemic intensified economic disparities

BDO affordability index shows nearly two in five say their personal finances deteriorated during the first wave.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 8, 2020  

Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during COVID-19’s second wave

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products.

Feature Manufacturing Economy General
October 8, 2020  

Focus on growth: Five steps to take during the COVID recovery

Hit hard by market disruptions, manufacturers are rethinking strategy.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 8, 2020  

Trudeau’s infrastructure announcement raises red flags

Every dollar spent on white elephant vanity projects reduces the money that could be spent on schools, hospitals.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 7, 2020  

Uncertainty as union braces for layoffs at Newfoundland refinery

Not yet certain how many will lose their jobs or what will happen to the 135,000-barrel-a-day facility.