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Trudeau, EU leaders meet to reinforce support of world order

Pre-US election meeting is their first formal discussion since the changeover of Europe's top political leadership late last year.

Canadian businesses picking up the digital transformation pace: study

Organizations recognize they need a more agile/scalable IT infrastructure to allow for business continuity.

Cost for cancer drugs triples in Canada, still no national drug plan

Data shows cancer medications account for about 15% of all spending on pharmaceuticals.

Innovation minister defends 'superclusters' following critical report

Performance fails to live up to expectations, Bains stresses the program's potential over a five-to-10-year timeline.

Industry 4.0: Webinar examines tech engagement in Canadian manufacturing

Join us online Nov. 2, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET as we discuss the 2021 Advanced Manufacturing Outlook report, based on a survey.

Sponsored Spotlight 

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Manufacturers head into an uncertain recovery

As the economy opens up, the threat of another wave of infection is very real. » Read more

Biden presidency good news for Canadian environment policy?

Gerald Butts calls it big opportunity to grow the Canadian clean energy and clean-tech footprint in the United States. » Read more

China's leaders vow to become self-reliant technology power

Trump administration's curbs on technology sales to China part of a fight over security and spying. » Read more

Satisfied with your pay level?

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 against the survey average for your category. » Read more
Business Intelligence 

Taiwan’s smart machines key to ‘smart factories’ of the future

The global pandemic highlights the need for manufacturers to future-proof their businesses. » Read more

German technology Day makes the digital connection

A virtual exhibit hall allowed for attendees to visit each company’s virtual booth and speak with representatives » Read more
Sponsored Spotlight 

New Intellistat Ion Air Gun

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Two Canadian technologies are going to the moon

This is the first time Canada will conduct a technology demonstration in lunar orbit and on the Moon's surface » Read more

Insurance firms pledge small business help as pressure to address rising rates mounts

The move comes after business owners and politicians in Ontario raised concerns over sky-rocketing commercial insurance rates » Read more