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August 29, 2019

Ford government files carbon tax challenge with top court

Province argues that Ontario's Court of Appeal was wrong to find the carbon price was constitutional.

CFIB calls for action on federal and provincial payroll taxes

Report says small business is getting crushed under their weight.

Ex-Pentagon chief Mattis says bitter politics threaten US

Worries about the state of American politics and the administration's treatment of allies.

US proposes easing oil rules on climate changing methane emissions

Would ease requirements on oil and gas sites to monitor for methane leaks and plug them.

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Brexit escalation raises alarm for ailing European economy

Economists describe a nightmarish setting for companies. »

Going Global: Tornado to make its hydrovacs in China

Alberta manufacturer is going global with its advanced excavation trucks. » Read more...

Right facts doesn't always mean having the right answer: survey

Project explores how people's ideas are shaped by the information they consume. » Read More...
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Survey finds new auto technology can annoy drivers

The 2019 J.D. Power Tech Experience Index study found that frustrated drivers may avoid the systems in future vehicle purchases » Read more

Russian firm sues Boeing over Max jet, says defects hidden

The lawsuit on behalf of Avia Capital Services is the first one filed against Boeing by a Max customer » 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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