Strong manufacturing growth maintained in October: IHS PMI
Output levels increase at fastest rate in over two years, but sharpest rise in costs since November 2018 backlogs.
Quebec aerospace sector seeks federal financial boost
Looking for COVID help, report suggests investing in research and development projects
Three companies get $5.6M from FedDev Ontario for projects
They’ll assist with scale-up, growth and create 115 jobs.
Ontario promotes province-made products with CME directory
SupportOntarioMade.ca has more than 4,600 products from 1,200 local manufacturers.
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.
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.
Inquiry into Alberta oil and gas critics extended to Jan. 31
Looking at foreign interests bankrolling campaigns against fossil fuel development.
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.
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.
Manufacturers head into an uncertain recovery
As the economy opens up, the threat of another wave of infection is very real.
US election results could impact immigration to Canada
As government prepares to lay out targets, Canadians are feeling skittish about any planned increases.
Workers, companies want non-partisan review of EI system
A process managed by politicians could be lost to changing priorities, or a snap election.
Civil, respectful but still tough: Canada-US trade under Biden
Analyst says he’s still beholden to anti-trade sentiment within his own party.
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.
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.