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August 22, 2019

Trudeau vows to stand firm against 'increasingly assertive' China

Closely monitoring the protest movement in Hong Kong, where there are 300,000 Canadian citizens.

NGen announces $4.3M cell and gene therapy Supercluster project

Investment in consortium will accelerate development of an advanced manufacturing platform.

Pence steps up pressure on Congress for USMCA trade deal

The vice-president linked the future prosperity of the US energy sector to approval this year of the agreement.

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Tech stewardship makes future engineers more responsible

Behaviour that ensures technology is used to make the world a better place for all. » Read more...

June wholesale sales up 0.6%: Statistics Canada

Machinery, equipment and supplies rose 1.5% to $13.9 billion. » Read more...

Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

CBO says the US fiscal outlook is challenging, and on "an unsustainable course." » Read more...
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Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US economic pain

Says his aggressive China trade policies are short-term pain for long-term gain. » Read more

Pompeo visits Ottawa in advance of G7 meeting in France

Discussions with US secretary of state will centre on Canada-US co-operation, security, foreign policy matters. » 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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