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Tesla opens $5 billion Nevada Gigafactory

Facility could nearly double the world's production of lithium-ion batteries. » Read full article

Panel reviews Ontario's labour laws to help vulnerable workers

Interim report says work site inspections found violations up to 77% of the time. » Read full article

Wynne's claims contradicted, Ontario GDP lower than some US states

NDP accuses Premier of misleading people about the province's economic performance. » Read full article

Mercedes Benz Vans breaks ground on $500M US plant

Operation will eventually employ 1,300 workers. » Read full article

Alberta awards $13M for biomass research and development

Directed at researchers and companies focusing on industrial bioproducts or technologies. » Read full article

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Alberta carbon prices will be Canada's highest by 2020

Ecofiscal report says its new, broader carbon tax at $23.40 will eclipse BC in four years. » Read full article

Clean energy projects not immune from local opposition

A research group is completing case studies on six different energy developments across Canada. » Read full article

Liberals pay $33M to stay in F35 program, despite promise not to buy it

Potential industrial benefits are part of reason why Canada continues to pay into the program, government says. » Read full article

Global innovators vie for $20M CO2 capture prizes

Cooking oil, graphene among prize entry ideas aimed at power plants. » Read full article

Municipal flushable wipes controversy hits the fan

Cities claim $250 million in clogged systems; they’re advertising it’s not okay to flush. » Read full article


MainTrain 2016

Sept. 19-22, 2016
Location: Toronto » more info


Sept. 27, 2016
Location: Kitchener, Ont. » more info