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New Canada-US trade relationship may be outside the NAFTA framework

Ambassador to the US says Canada will have a lot of leverage in new trade talks.

Samsung says Note 7 battery design, manufacturing caused fires

Samsung permanently dropped the phone in October, at an estimated cost of at least $5.3 billion.

iPhone assembler Foxconn may invest $7B in US display plant

Pennsylvania is a leading candidate for the facility.

How a Trump tariff could sideswipe US auto industry

Moving production to US would cut profitability, lose customers.

Automakers express concern over Quebec electric vehicle law

Electric cars will have to make up 3.5% of all auto sales in the province, starting with the 2018 model year.

Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pact

Other members looking at changing clauses; to discuss next steps.

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Governments are progressing in battle against red tape

CFIB report card gives BC, Quebec top marks for regulatory obstructions. » Read More

Canada needn't be 'enormously worried' about US trade reset: Trump official

Things should go well for Canada in terms of any discussions with the United States: Schwarzman. » Read More

Wholesale sales gained 0.2% in November: StatsCan

Motor vehicle and parts sales fell 5.8% to $10.5 billion. » Read More

Green power: a battery breakthrough and wood-to-gas

University of Waterloo and Gaz Metro provide alternatives to traditional energy sources. » Read More

Train the trainer: get the job done with TWI

TWI programs are in the public domain, so they can be used freely, without charge. » Read More

MANUFACTURERS’ OUTLOOK: Confidence with caution

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