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Gender gap in manufacturing sector won’t shrink without more training for women

In Canada, women make up 48 per cent of the labour force, yet in the manufacturing sector, women hold only 28 per cent of the jobs.

Bombardier may not meet forecast for CSeries deliveries

Announcement comes after United Technologies decision to hold back some engine shipments to Bombardier.

Unifor boss wades into Bombardier, NAFTA talks

“There's a lot in play right now and I'm glad to be in the middle of it,” Jerry Dias explains.

Industry analyst unclear about long term future of Bombardier’s commercial aircraft

Montreal-based transportation company remains burdened by more than US$9 billion of debt.

Airbus won't buy out CSeries after initial partnership deal

The French aerospace giant says it has no intention to exercise option to buy the CSeries program in 7.5 years.

Morphing liquid metal into physical shapes opens opportunities in soft robotics

Electrical charges, under computer control, manipulate liquid metal into letters.

Think big, start small

Automation need not be intimidating for small manufacturers.
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