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‘No government contracts’ for companies that don’t manufacture in U.S., Biden vows

Joe Biden is doubling down on his promise that economic recovery efforts in the U.S. will remain a made-in-America endeavour.

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales up 1.5 per cent in September

The increase followed a revised drop of 1.4 per cent in August compared with the 2.0 per cent decrease that was initially reported.

Ontario invests $350K for manufacturer to produce face shields

A manufacturer of clear plastic sheeting is receiving $350,000 to help with the production of four million face shields per month.

Martinrea says recent union deals could boost Canadian manufacturing

The auto parts maker says it hopes to benefit from recent Canadian investments announced by Detroit-based U.S. automakers.

Meat processor fined $50K for worker injury

A meat processing company in Ontario has been fined in provincial court after a worker was injured by a machine.
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