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GM to restart some Ontario production next week

Most of automaker’s North American operations to restart by May 18.

McGill testing Canada’s first UV-Disinfection robot

Path-finding robot designed to reduce rates of hospital-acquired infections including COVID-19.

Heroux Devtek to cut 225 aerospace jobs

Landing gear manufacturer the third Quebec aerospace firm to lay off employees in the past week.

Canada invests US$70M in F-35 development

Latest spending brings Canada’s total F-35 investment to US$541.3 million.

MDA contracted to support ISS’ robotic operations

Contract follows company’s official return to independent Canadian ownership in April.
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