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US opens talks by insisting on major changes to NAFTA

Wants changes to the rules for importing auto parts, higher labour standards and a new dispute-settlement process.

Fiat Chrysler joins BMW-Intel autonomous vehicle partnership

FCA also has a partnership to provide vehicles and install technology developed by Google's autonomous car unit, Waymo.

Trump cancels pair of advisory councils after CEOs quit

Business leaders push for more executives to refuse to serve Trump after an "inadequate" response to a white supremacists rally in Charlottesville.

Cyberattack that paralyzed world's biggest shipper cost up to $300 million

The Copenhagen-based group says the impact will be reflected in its third quarter results as revenue was mainly lost in July.

DHL, Ford unveil jointly made electric delivery van

StreetScooter WORK XL merges a Ford chassis with an electric drivetrain designed for the German logistics giant.

Auto disruption: APMA focuses on tech, trade and Trump

The automotive parts association's annual conference for suppliers set a positive note despite uncertainties globally and closer to home.
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General Motors shares to be delisted from TSX in November

Automaker says trading volume of its shares are too low on the Toronto-based stock exchange. » Read more

ENERGY STAR for Industry program to improve industrial energy efficiency

New program will improve industrial sector energy efficiency by helping facilities track, analyze and reduce energy consumption. » Read more

NDP commits to raising BC minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2021

Province plans to establish a commission to create a plan that raises the rate without hurting businesses. » Read more

NAFTA energy clause draws Canadian criticism

Business groups on both sides of the political spectrum say the "proportionality clause'' is outdated and gives the US too much control over Canadian energy production. » Read more

High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid off struggle

Factories will need to fill 2 million jobs over the next decade, but many workers are facing an in-demand skills deficit. » Read more

When an employee is terminated: tips for achieving a successful full and final release

A termination package should be strategically structured and include a comprehensive release. » 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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