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September 17, 2019

Talks set to carry on but no deal yet in UAW's GM strike

More than 49,000 United Auto Workers members have brought to a standstill more than 50 factories and parts warehouses.

Dias says GM could face strike in Canada if trust is not restored

Unifor president cites plant cutbacks and closures on both sides of the border following pledges to maintain operations.

Chinese envoy going to US to prepare for trade talks

Billions of dollars of tariffs, no sign of progress on the core issues in their ongoing dispute.

Saudi Arabian attacks linked to higher oil prices, spark energy stock rally

A weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to world supplies on record.

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F&B packagers focus on sustainable solutions: Frost & Sullivan

Adoption of biodegradable, recyclable paper and aluminum-based packaging materials will drive fresh growth. » Read more

Changing shifts: Engineer them to improve productivity

Have work at every station so the incoming crew begins immediately. » Read more

Fewer trees, higher costs blamed for downturn in BC forestry

Shutdowns or curtailments in more than two dozen mills, hundreds out of work, economic growth predictions slashed. » Read more

Fans of NBA could feel impact of China trade wars

Starting Sept. 1, the U.S. government began collecting 15% on US$112 billion in Chinese imports, on a wide array of merchandise including basketball jerseys. » Read more
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Canadian e-commerce company Shopify updates platform for CBD sellers in U.S.

New features will help U.S. merchants sell hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol products where permitted by law » Read more

Engineers approve plan to begin removal of Halifax crane toppled by Dorian [WATCH]

The twisted, yellow structure is draped over a building that was under construction in the city's downtown » Read more