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Ford worker killed after fall from Michigan factory crane

Reports suggest the man fell about 50 feet.

Six employees indicted in Volkswagen emissions scandal

Company has agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3 billion in penalties.

Climate change expertise lacking in Canadian boardrooms

Many publicly traded companies address environmental risks but issues tend to be about meeting regulatory requirements.

Trudeau’s cabinet shuffle moves Freeland up, Dion, McCallum out

Choices aimed at preparing for the challenges of a Trump presidency.

De Jong criticizes US protectionism as lumber dispute looms

BC finance minister warns it will cause the province’s industry problems.

Trump's choice for Secretary of State talks tough on China

Calls island-building in the South China Sea a threat to the entire global economy.

Top Republican outlines targets for environmental rollbacks

Letter to Trump lists series of actions to overturn Obama’s environmental measures.

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Infrastructure spending slow to get out the door: PBO

A delay in government spending could affect the investments' primary objective: to help lift Canada's slow-growth economy. » Read More

China auto market has bumper year but 2017 outlook is weaker

World’s biggest auto market logged 24.4 million cars, minivans and SUVs sold. » Read More

Two Western towns where coal is king worry about the future

Concerned about carbon levy and government plans to shut down coal-fired power. » Read More

German court rejects new challenge to EU Canada pact

Says ‘no’ argument that the government hadn't complied with the conditions it imposed. » Read More

MANUFACTURERS’ OUTLOOK: Confidence with caution

Manufacturers are primed to grow their businesses but are cautious about investments next year. » Read More


2017 Kaizen Conference

February 15, 2017
Location: Winnipeg, MB
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IFPE 2017

March 7 - 11, 2017
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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2017 Dare to Compete [un]Conference

March 21, 2017
Location: Winnipeg, MB
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Design & Manufacturing Canada

May 16-18, 2017
Location: Toronto, ON
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