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OECD raises Canada’s economic outlook to 2.4% growth

Growth to be driven by exports, better commodities market and government spending.

Budget watchdog to examine Ontario hydro relief plan

PCs question Liberal math, wants a full costing analysis.

Goodyear develops smart tire concept for autonomous fleets

Tire company’s future products debut at 2017 Geneva International Motor Show.

Business economists disagree with Trump on trade, budget

Roughly two-thirds want to allow more immigration from high-skill workers.

Human rights, cybersecurity to be part of Canada-China free trade talks

Liberal government wants to hear from a broad range of Canadians on the proposed deal.

Prospectors find diamonds in Manitoba for first time

Discovery is preliminary, no guarantees it will lead to any mining.

Ross hints at key NAFTA priority: Stricter rules on auto parts

Trump’s point man on trade says rules of can be tightened up "quite a bit."

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.

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Canada delivers third straight monthly trade surplus

Exports hit new high; merchandise trade balance with the world widened to $807 million in January. » Read More

Hackers are drawn to energy sector's lack of sensors, controls

US Homeland Security received reports of some 350 incidents at energy companies from 2011 to 2015. » Read More

China tech plan a threat to foreign firms: EU business group

Beijing accused of improperly shielding fledgling technology developers from competition. » Read More

Optimism slowly returning to global mining industry

Commodity prices are moving higher after a protracted downturn. » Read More

Officials from Mexico and Texas urge state to defend NAFTA

Trade accounts for nearly $200 billion annually; crucial to strengthen ties. » 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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