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May 30, 2019

Small business to get help on energy efficiency upgrades from carbon tax money

$1.4 billion over the next four years to help them cut their carbon-tax bills.

Trudeau, Pence to talk trade, China, abortion in final push to ratify USMCA

Ongoing softwood lumber dispute and future U.S. plans for tariffs on uranium imports will also be raised in meeting.

Judge rules SNC-Lavalin headed to trial on charges of fraud, corruption

Accused of paying $47.7 million in bribes to public officials in Libya between 2001 and 2011.

China dangles a new threat in trade war: rare earth minerals

Beijing says it could cut US off from exotic minerals widely used in electric cars and mobile phones.

Mueller says no exoneration for Trump after Russia investigation

Rebuts president's claims he was cleared and that the two-year inquiry was a "witch hunt."

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Salary survey is closing soon. Weigh in NOW!

Your participation in the 2019 EMC-PLANT salary survey is vital! Salary information, kept strictly confidential, will help us compare manufacturing remuneration to industry averages. » Read more...

Baloney Meter: A lot of it in Scheer statements on energy independence

Experts question the economic and environmental wisdom of ending all oil imports to Canada. » Read more...

Is feud between Trump and Biden a preview to 2020?

Focus on former VP has surprised president's allies and critics who believe he's unintentionally elevating the Democrat candidate. » Read more...

Canadian oil independence more political pitch than economics?

Experts concerned it could send unwelcome protectionist signals to the world leading to resisting market forces. » Read more...
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Justin Trudeau and Brian Pallister talk Minnesota hydro link

The new hydro line development could mean more cross-border trade » Read more

Bank of Canada holds rate, says numbers reinforcing view slowdown was temporary

There's "accumulating evidence" the economy has been re-emerging in Q2 » Read more

MainTrain 2019

Sept. 16 - 19, 2019
Location: Edmonton
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Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS)

Sept. 30 - Oct. 3, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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