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'Buy America' to loom large as Canada prepares for NAFTA talks

Government procurement to be one of the biggest issues for the Canadian side during trade talks.

Wynne promises unspecified relief for businesses mid planned minimum wage hikes

Businesses complain a 32% increase in less than 18 months will be tough to absorb.

Most automakers slow to fix dangerous air bags

Close to 10 million inflators with the highest risk of rupturing remained in use as of the end of March, analysis finds.

Interest in planned NS LNG facility up after investors pull out of BC

Bear Head hopes to become the top choice for producers looking to get landlocked natural gas to markets.

Smarten up your motors: connect with the world of IIoT

Food plant managers can retrofit most motors with smart sensors to bring their plants into the digital age.

Top six selling bloopers (and how to avoid them)

It’s mostly about listening, good manners and respect.

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Wynne shuffles cabinet as Glen Murray leaves for Pembina Institute

Ontario premier dismissed suggestions his departure is related to the Liberals' electoral prospects, which polls indicate are hurting. » Read more

Oil sands developers abandon nearly 1M hectares of exploration leases

Alberta Energy says most of the returned acreage either represents expired or surrendered leases. » Read more

Employee engagement: create owners and form natural work groups

Manage rules, create owners out of employees and organize natural work groups to enhance the benefits of lean. » Read more

Develop an RBD: a tool for staying on top of technology

Dealing with changing technology in the digital age requires a lot of preparation. » Read more

Your industrial control system is vulnerable to cyber attack

Take stock of your assets and regularly assess vulnerabilities. » Read more

CMTS 2017

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

Oct. 18, 2017
Location: Kitchener, Ont.
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FABTECH Canada 2018

March 20-22, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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