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[UPDATE] Ontario has a plan to cut hydro bills by another 17%

Reported plan would finance electricity generation costs over longer periods to lower hydro bills.

Manufacturers lag in innovation, commercialization: CME

Detailed report looks at the problem, contributing factors and offer solutions.

Seaspan awarded $230 million shipbuilding contract

BC shipyard to build two joint supply ships for the Royal Canadian Navy.

What happens next on North American trade talks?

US Congress, Canada and Mexico are still in the dark about NAFTA's fate.

Ottawa’s merger review must focus on innovation and efficiency

C.D. Howe Institute report says current process needs streamlining, it’s too long and costly.

Canadian auto sales hit all time monthly high for February

Cars and light trucks totalled 123,032 last month, up 3.2% from last year.

Trump’s speech to Congress takes credit he hasn't earned

Associated Press separates the real from the ‘alternative facts.’

Much of the infrastructure spending unlikely to grow economy: Report

Fraser Institute study shows only 11 cents on the dollar related to transportation and trade.

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Need to know 

As technology replaces jobs, a leaner oilpatch emerges from downturn

Automation and other labour-saving efficiencies will likely keep many jobs from returning with the economic recovery. » Read More

Bank of Canada holds interest rate, warns of 'significant uncertainties'

Bank says some US proposals would have "material consequences'' for Canadian investment and exports. » Read More

Canadian pension funds can help rebuild US: Slane

Trump transition official says more than $2.5 trillion worth of infrastructure projects available » Read More

Continuous improvement isn’t enough: Industry 4.0 sets a new bar

Technology allows manufacturers to consider their processes differently, and drastically improve upon them. » 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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CMTS 2017

Sept. 25-28, 2017
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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