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Political fallout continues despite shuttering of WE's Canadian operations

Trudeau and Morneau under investigation by the federal ethics watchdog for possible breaches of the Conflict of Interest Act.

Trump said of virus, 'I wanted to always play it down': Woodward book

Alarmed by the virus, even as he was telling the nation that it would swiftly disappear.

Biden visits manufacturing heartland to curry favour with blue collar voters

Here we go again Canada, Democrats use protectionist rhetoric to appeal to working-class voters.

Does your salary measure up?

Use the EMC-PLANT salary calculator, a tool compiled from the 2020 salary survey conducted by PLANT and the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium to compare agains the survey average for your category.

COVID-19: Industry Leadership Awards

Manufacturers and their workforces are among the heroes who have battled the spread of COVID-19, and we are going to recognize them with a virtual gala event Sept. 17, 2020 at 11 am ET.

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Emerging technologies are essential for future survival: KPMG

Canadian companies under-invest in disruptive technologies compared to US counterparts » Read more

Bank of Canada warns of uneven recovery despite bounce back

Economy continues to cope with ongoing uncertainty and structural challenges. » Read more

What leaders need to consider before implementing ERP

ERP provides the platform to automate, integrate, and digitize business processes. » Read more

Five trends in industrial communication technology

Connectors are smaller, smarter and can be customized. » Read more

Statistics Canada rejigs low income stats as poverty gap grows

Fewer people in Canada are living on low incomes, but those still in poverty have not seen their situations improve. » Read more
Business Intelligence 

Drying your hands with paper towels best to prevent bacteria spread

Research points to the need for friction and absorption to limit dispersion. » Read more

Manufacturing and distribution trends and the era of invigoration

Adapting to change and transforming operations for the future. » Read more

‘What do you mean, it was a false positive?’ Making sense of COVID-19 tests and terminology

Sensitivity and specificity are two extremely important scientific concepts for understanding the results. » Read more

Trump expands ban on new offshore drilling sites in Atlantic

Memorandum instructs the interior secretary to prohibit it off both Florida coasts, and coasts of Georgia and South Carolina for 10 years. » Read more