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US newsprint duties will accelerate shift to digital: Resolute

600,000 workers in the newspaper and commercial printing sectors are at risk.

New layoffs at Indiana Carrier factory year after Trump deal

About 215 people to go, adding to the 340 job cuts from the factory in July.

Driverless cars could be coming soon to Ontario roads

Liberal government is proposing to change the rules of its 10-year automated vehicle pilot project to allow for testing.

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Need To Know 

Who’s the bully when it comes to minimum wage hikes?

Government has little or no understanding of how small businesses operate. » Read more

World Bank predicts solid 3.1% global growth in 2018

Also forecasting solid growth of 3% in 2019 and 2.9% in 2020 after 3% expansion in 2017. » Read more

Canada trails Europe and US when adopting tech: Amazon Canada exec

More education, convincing needed to get Canadian firms to embrace latest advances. » Read more

Rising minimum wages could speed up automation, not relocations

Union leaders argue higher wages will ultimately help businesses as low-income earners increase spending. » Read more

SSM Occupational Health and Safety Conference

January 24-25, 2018
Location: Winnipeg
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FABTECH Canada 2018

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

April 9-12, 2018
Location: Atlanta
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