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December 17, 2019

Liberals' fiscal update shows billions more in deficits but steady economy

Finance Department said the deeper deficit is largely driven by changes to how employee pensions and benefits are calculated.

'You can call anything a national concern:' Alberta questions federal carbon tax

Ottawa argues that authorization for the tax comes under the Constitution's peace, order and good government clause.

NDP wants regular reviews of USMCA

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has remained tightlipped on whether New Democrats will vote for the agreement.

Boeing to halt production of 737 Max airliner in January

Boeing said it doesn’t expect any layoffs as a result of the production halt.

UK's Johnson seeks to rule out Brexit trade pact delay

Boris Johnson's Conservatives won an 80-strong majority in Parliament in last week's general election.

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Sales of electric vehicles plummet in Ontario after rebate cancellation

In Ontario, EV sales dropped to below 1% after the cancellation of the provincial rebate. » Read more

Food bar with Canadian sweetener aids athletes in the gym: study

No variability of glucose and insulin levels, so athletes didn’t experience peaks and valleys. » Read more

Japanese OEMs produced 47% of light vehicles made in Canada

JAMA Canada study also shows automakers employed 38.6% of Canada’s automotive OEM workforce in 2018. » Read more

Green status for Sleeman: First brewer to achieve 3RCertified

Diverts 98% of its solid waste from the Guelph, Ont. brewery. » Read more

The skills shortage and jobs for women

How do we get more ladies and others interested in manufacturing? » Read more

Why use a custom gear reducer?

What you need to know when designing a gearmotor solution in five easy steps. » Read more

Gameplan: culture versus strategy

Two industry professionals take a critical look at the levers of culture and strategy. They were instructed to examine the topic in debate style » Read more

FCA and PSA Peugeot to announce merger MOU Wednesday

A merger would create the world's fourth-largest auto company worth US$50 billion, producing 8.7 million cars a year » Read more