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Canadian manufacturers lagging in advanced tech adoption

CME study shows 60% not using them as investment in machinery and equipment drops.

Former CAW leader Bob White dead, key to creating auto union

Elected founding president in 1985, and again in 1988 and 1991.

SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad [VIDEO]

First flight from legendary Launch Complex 39A since the shuttle program ended.

UAW preparing 'Buy American' ad campaign

Auto union wants to take advantage of a movement to bring back lost manufacturing jobs.

Detroit Three “won't waver” from $1.5B investment in Canada

Despite protectionist rhetoric, they’re encouraged by Trump’s comment about just tweaking NAFTA.

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Auto industry on the cusp of rebuilding, Dias plays down Trump concerns

Unifor head said a shift in policy by Ottawa has also helped the industry. » Read More

Big banks more open to making loans to oil and gas industry

Oilfield activity is rising but the industry is still a long way away from healthy: ATB » Read More

China, Canada face similar pension challenges: CEO of CPP

Each country will have only about 2-1/2 working-age people per retired person by 2046. » Read More

Wholesale trade rise 0.7% in December for third monthly gain

Machinery, equipment and supplies among the biggest contributors. » Read More

Fraser Institute says BC's carbon tax is no longer revenue neutral

Study suggests tax was revenue neutral up until 2013, when BC stopped providing new cuts to offset the additional revenues. » Read More

BC calls in McNaughton, special envoy Emerson to map softwood strategy

Canada's ambassador to the US says behind the scenes talks have raised the profile of the agreement with the Americans. » Read more

Trump's contempt for trade deals spurs anxiety: What's next?

He is leaving a vacuum in global leadership – one that China seems eager to fill. » Read more

Trudeau tries to calm Trump fears in Europe

Canada viewed as an important bridge builder in EU’s attempt to forge positive relations with the US. » Read more

MANUFACTURERS’ OUTLOOK: Confidence with caution

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


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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