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October 8, 2019

GM restarts Ingersoll plant as scheduled despite US strike

Unifor president Jerry Dias believes the automaker can run the plant through to the end of October.

Election 2019: Trudeau targeted in English leaders' debate

No knockouts as the leaders tried to break the impasse going into the final phase of the election.

Making it here and taking it global, despite trade uncertainty

Understand the risks and mitigate them through diversification.

Climate protesters shut down bridges in Canadian cities

Extinction Rebellion blocked traffic in Halifax, Toronto, Edmonton, Vancouver, Calgary and Victoria.

Are you paid what you're worth?

Compare what you earn to industry averages using the EMC-PLANT salary calculator, a tool compiled from the results of the 2019 salary survey.

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Food fraud test kits help diners detect mislabelling at home, in restaurants

Guelph, Ont.-based LifeScanner sells kits in sets of two or four for about $31 or $50, respectively. » Read more

Gender wage gap narrows to 13.3%, women earn $4.13/hour less

Statistics Canada says changes in distribution of men and women in occupations was key to the smaller wage gap. » Read more

Reduce air-tool kickback

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Legos lying around? Toy maker tests way to recycle bricks

The Danish toymaker is testing a way for customers to ship their unwanted bricks back and get them into the hands of other kids » Read more

Company making Costco pyjamas flagged for forced labour

U.S. Customs and Border Protection slapped detention orders on goods imported from five countries until it investigates claims of wrongdoing » Read more