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August 8, 2019

Trudeau pressed for update on Canada's arms deal with Saudi Arabia

Review of the $15-billion LAV contract began last fall after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Feds advised to focus on the majority to counter populism

Advised to "build social solidarity" by avoiding pitting the interests of one group against another in public communications.

China trade war escalation threatens US economy with recession

Uncertainty leads companies to postpone plans to invest, expand and hire, trends that can trigger a severe economic downturn.

Electric car sales climb in wake of new $5,000 federal rebate program

More than 14,000 electric cars and minivans were bought nationwide using the rebate since May 1

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Riding the white water: Kayaking and leadership lessons learned

How the sport parallels manufacturing and leadership. »

Canadians benefit from indie ISPs competing with big internet: study

Independent ISP customers significantly more likely to be "very satisfied" than customers of the facilities-based carriers. » Read more...

New Michael Moore backed doc questions alternative energy

Examines false promises of the environmental movement and why we're still "addicted" to fossil fuels. » Read more...

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Court clears path for SNC-Lavalin to close $3.25B sale of stake in Hwy. 407

They plan to put the proceeds toward debt repayment, including a $600-million payment on a loan from the Caisse » Read more

Feds go around Manitoba government to get carbon tax funds to schools

Manitoba wouldn't agree to work with the federal Liberals to distribute the funds – $60 million – to local school boards » 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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