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October 1, 2019

Election 2019: Liberals, Tories, NDP stay in their comfort zones

Leaders scrap over who is promising to spend too much – or not enough.

Bridor investing $200M in Canadian, US bakery plants

European-style bakery company has earmarked $170 million for its Boucherville, Que. plant.

Kremlin hopes US wouldn't release Trump-Putin calls

Zakharova scoffs at Pelosi's decision to open an impeachment inquiry based on the Ukrainian call.

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HMI touchscreens get an upgrade

For new and retrofit applications. » Read more

Large Internet service providers get temporary stay of CRTC order to slash rates

The phone and cable companies argue that the CRTC exceeded its powers and made errors when it decided they had overcharged Canada's small- to mid-sized internet service providers » Read more

Quebec conference demystifies impacts of e-commerce on the logistics industry

Montreal conference provides a platform for leading companies that demonstrate innovation in logistics » Read more

Canadian manufacturing conditions worsen in August, PMI

Production fell amid a sustained drop in new work and business optimism eased to a three-and-a-half year low » Read more