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January 8, 2019

Electric car sales soaring but Canada still far off goal set in 2009

Few of the 2009 Electric Vehicle Technology Road Map for Canada recommendations were followed.

CN and CP well poised for 2019 trade headwinds: analysts

Crude-by-rail exports have spiked over the past year amidst a pipeline shortage and a big discount on Western Canadian Select oil.

Trump taking case for border wall to prime time audience

The US president will go on TV Tuesday evening and make his case for a southern border wall to the American people.

Tesla breaks ground on factory in Shanghai

Follows Beijing's announcement it would end restrictions this year on foreign ownership of electric vehicle producers.
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Need to Know 

Home items are getting smarter and creepier, like it or not

Having a smart kitchen, laundry room or bathroom might seem attractive, but there are serious privacy implications at stake. » Read more

Losing weight: Plant-based fibres lighten composite panels

A new binder technology addresses the challenges. » Read more

AP FACT CHECK: Do ex-presidents back Trump wall?

They say no, none have discussed the wall with the president. » Read more

Canada may want to consider its own space force: military expert

...but Canada should first develop a centre of excellence on space knowledge. » Read more

Statistics Canada reports trade deficit hits $2.1B in November

Exports were down in eight of 11 sections, led by energy products due to a drop in oil prices » Read more

Shoppers Drug lights up medical cannabis e-commerce sales portal

Shoppers Drug Mart's e-commerce platform can initially only sell medical cannabis to patients in Ontario » Read more

5 things to know about U.S.-Chinese trade negotiations

Five things to know about the biggest trade conflict to date between world's two biggest economies » Read more

Giving up gas: China’s Shenzhen switches to electric taxis

Shenzhen's 20,000-plus electric taxis will reduce carbon emissions by about 850,000 tons a year, the city's transport committee said » Read more

A3 Business Forum

January 14 - January 16, 2019
Location: Orlando, Florida
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Forum 2019: The Changing World of Work

March 5-6, 2019
Location: Winnipeg
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Metalworking Manufacturing & Production Expo

April 03, 2019
Location: Winnipeg, MB
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Plast-Ex 2019

June 04 - June 06, 2019
Location: Toronto
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