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Industry Report

Volkswagen searching in Canada for first North American battery factory site

Volkswagen AG has started searching in Canada for the site of its first battery factory in North America.

Unemployment rate drops slightly to 5.1% in November, labour market still hot

Canada’s unemployment rate is still holding near historical lows even as the Bank of Canada cranks up interest rates to slow the economy and stifle inflation.

Profits in 15 sectors, including oil and gas, driving bulk of inflation: report

A new report by the Centre for Future Work found that growth in corporate profits this year compared to pre-pandemic has been concentrated in a small number of sectors where consumer prices have also risen the fastest.

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Driving grocery supply chain accuracy with data. » Read more

ADM Montreal 2022: demonstrations, educational sessions, and robotics, oh my

There were over 3,250 attendees, 180 exhibitors, 40 speakers, and over 30 hours of education. » Read more

Industry 4.0 – Are you ready?

If there’s one thing that Plant’s survey says loud and clear, it’s that investments in technology won’t be enough to sustain and grow Canada’s manufacturing economy. » Read more

George Brown College introduces cyber security program

Newly developed micro-credentials will help reskill and upskill the next generation of cyber security experts. » Read more

LP Building Solutions partners with Vancouver Island University to support training in manufacturing

LP will provide $10,000 per year over the next three years to support the Indigenous Peoples in Trades Training and Women in Trades Training programs. » Read more