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February 14, 2019
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Liberals agree to only limited hearings on Wilson-Raybould affair

But short list of three proposed witnesses does not include the former attorney general, who resigned from cabinet Feb. 12.

China, US open trade talks as Beijing says exports rebound

Trump may let the deadline slide if talks are going well; additional duties on $200 billion of Chinese goods if they don't.

Canada Goose to open new luxury parka factory in Montreal

Will initially employ more than 100 people, and grow to 650 new positions at full capacity by the end of 2020.

'Are provinces sovereign?:' Saskatchewan meets Ottawa in carbon tax challenge

Ottawa's legal position is that climate change is a national concern and the federal government has the power to impose a carbon tax under the Constitution.

Big Ontario emitters may pay for pollution if standards exceeded

Critics say proposed system similar to carbon tax Ford government is opposing.

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NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years

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Sensor manufacturer FLIR Systems to acquire Endeavor Robotics

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SNC-Lavalin faces criminal probe over Montreal bridge contract, documents reveal

If the provincial prosecution service pushes ahead with the four potential fraud charges outlined in court filings, the embattled engineering giant would face a legal battle on another front » Read more

Airbus abandons iconic A380 superjumbo, lacking clients

Declining orders have forced the European economic powerhouse to wave goodbye to the superjumbo, 500-plus-seat plane » Read more

40 countries agree cars must have automatic braking

The regulation will require all vehicles sold to come equipped with the technology by which sensors monitor how close a pedestrian or object might be » Read more

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Prevent VFD-induced damage in electric motors

eMotors Direct suggests two methods to avoid bearing failure » Read more

How do Canadian manufacturers deal with Trump-generated uncertainty?

PLANT Outlook 2019 study shows they’re expecting business to be good, but confidence has tumbled since last year » Read more

Engineering for efficiency: Keeping the water flowing

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