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January 10, 2019

Tariffs still in place, Ottawa to commit up to $90M for Algoma Steel

Funding aimed at new technologies, improving productivity and staying competitive in international markets.

Fiat Chrysler to pay US$650M in emissions cheating case

Automaker will also need to pay about $280 million to compensate vehicle owners.

US, China leave next steps for trade talks unclear

No progress on US insistence on “structural changes” in areas such as Chinese technology policy, market access, IP protection.

GM rejects Unifor proposals to keep Oshawa assembly plant open past 2019

"GM today, by reconfirming their decision, has not only picked a fight frankly with Unifor, but they have picked a fight with all of Canada,'' said Jerry Dias.

Tough economic times are coming: Jayson Myers

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Need to Know 

[BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE] Engineering for efficiency: Keeping the water flowing

How MetroVan performed a critical infrastructure upgrade while meeting environmental and economic obligations. » Read more

EU parliament laments trans-Atlantic relations under Trump

Trans-Atlantic relations have steadily worsened since Trump became president two years ago. » Read more

Harley-Davidson’s new electric motorbikes aim to lure millennials

The LiveWire starts at $37,250 with a range of up to 177 kilometres of city riding on a full battery. » Read more

ANALYSIS: Political pressure leaves little room for resolving US shutdown

Each side digs in deeper after a White House meeting between Trump and Democratic leaders ends abruptly. » Read more

Nissan unveils new Leaf car after Ghosn’s arrest delays it

The new Leaf e+ is about the same size as the model on sale, but gets more power and cruise range » Read more

State of Washington opposes federal nuke waste proposal

Critics say that reclassifying some of the high-level radioactive waste to low-level could save the government billions of dollars and decades of work by essentially leaving the material in the ground » Read more

We’re techy, too! Deere, Tide maker head to CES gadget show

Consumers expect to buy not just goods and services, but a personal experience, which often skews digital, says one brand analyst » Read more

Climate change doubled risk of B.C.’s record setting 2017 wildfires: study

In 2017, 12,000 square kilometres of forest burned in British Columbia » Read more

Forum 2019: The Changing World of Work

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

April 3, 2019
Location: Winnipeg, MB
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Plast-Ex 2019

June 4 - June 6, 2019
Location: Toronto
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