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Manufacturing sales reach pre-recession levels on transport equipment strength
April 15, 2014
Sales and unfilled orders of Ontario manufactured transportation equipment highlight February’s StatsCan manufacturing survey. Nationwide manufactu...

Former finance minister Jim Flaherty dies suddenly
April 10, 2014
OTTAWA - Former finance minister Jim Flaherty died suddenly at his home in Ottawa earlier today. Flaherty, who stepped away from his cabinet post...

Summary of Nova Scotia Fiscal Budget 2014-2015
April 09, 2014
Nova Scotia Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen tabled the province’s fiscal budget for 2014-2015 on April 3, 2014. The following i...

Global Graduates for Manufacturing and Exporting – Opening Export Door
April 09, 2014
Recognizing the importance for Nova Scotia manufacturing and exporting businesses to enter and succeed in the global market, last year CME introduced ...

Meet Your Government- Networking Reception with Premier Stephen McNeil
April 09, 2014
Fellow CME members and key stakeholders gathered on March 19th with Government Members and MLA’s from across the province.CME’s Meet Your ...

Success in CME’s Latest LEAN workshop - LEAN in sales
April 09, 2014
Attendees of our latest LEAN workshop, LEAN in sales, learned how to improve their sales team’s performance by utilizing lean tools that are str...

Employment numbers released for March: StatsCan
April 04, 2014
A youth employment boost in March saw Canada’s unemployment rate drop 0.1 per cent to 6.9 per cent but the youth rate remained unchanged as more wo...

Merchandise trade surplus reported for Feb: StatsCan
April 03, 2014
Buoyed by a 9.7 per cent increase in exported motor vehicles and parts, Canada’s trade surplus was $290 million in February up from a $337 million ...

Enhancing Services for Exporters – Canadian Trade Commissioner Service
April 03, 2014
The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) has helped Canadian companies expand their business abroad for more than 100 years with an unparallele...

Sector ripe for revival Manufacturing set to make a comeback, reports say
April 02, 2014
This article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on April 2, 2014. Two new reports suggest better times are ahead for Canada's embattled manufacturin...

Collegial air aids manufacturing industry
April 02, 2014
This article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on March 26, 2014. For many manufacturing businesses in Manitoba, the biggest issue of concern for t...

GDP gains December loss in January on manufacturing strength
March 31, 2014
After losing half a percentage point in December, real GDP grew 0.5 per cent in January on manufacturing strength according to Statistics Canada. ...

24/SEVEN features CME President and CEO Jay Myers
March 31, 2014
Canadian Minister of International Trade Ed Fast recently led a delegation of Canadian business on a mission to Germany to discuss the opportunitie...

EDC chief economist tour begins April 24
March 28, 2014
Canada’s export development agency is hitting the road in April to bring its insight to the trade community. Starting April 24, EDC will present a ...

EDC announces financing in Turkey for AkLease
March 26, 2014
Canadian manufacturers and exporters got a $10 million boost in the Turkish market with today’s announcement from Export Development Canada. Turkis...

SDTC clean tech funding deadline appraoching
March 25, 2014
The Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) deadline for submitting a statement of interest for the latest round of funding of pre-commerc...

Printing the future at Emily Carr University
March 25, 2014
This article appeared in Business in Vancouver on March 25, 2014 By Garin Fahlman, Buisiness in Vancouver By taking advantage of cutting-edge techno...

HSBC report calls for innovation, diversity in trade
March 24, 2014
Economic forecasts and reports continue to point to Canada’s need to innovate, invest in R&D and diversify trade, particularly into Asian markets. ...

Let's rise to our potential: B.C. needs a manufacturing strategy
March 24, 2014
By Marcus Ewert-Johns The manufacturing industry continues to be a significant contributor to B.C.’s economy yet it is often overlooked in favo...

Made in B.C.: Five companies that have rejected offshoring to produce their wares close to home
March 23, 2014
This article appeared in The Province on March 23, 2014 By Paul Luke, Sunday Province Money Editor VANCOUVER — B.C. manufacturers who lon...

CME British Columbia optimistic a positive resolution coming soon for port strike
March 21, 2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia’s manufacturers depend on the free movement of goods in order to bring supplies into their factories and ship finis...

New Centre of Excellence will provide ‘home field advantage’ for Saskatchewan manufacturers: CME
March 19, 2014
The funding framework for the new Saskatchewan Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, announced by Finance Minister Ken Krawetz in today’s budget, ...

StatsCan releases manufacturing trend report 2002-2012
March 19, 2014
OTTAWA - Canada manufacturers diversified their export destinations with higher exports to the EU and China said a report from StatsCan released ...

NRC pilot program to help SMEs get product and services to market faster
March 18, 2014
OTTAWA - Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) applaud the announcement today that the federal government will provide $20 million through the p...

Significant gains in manufacturing for January: Stats Can
March 18, 2014
OTTAWA - A weakened dollar helped the manufacturing sector secure substantial inventory gains in January according to StatsCan data released today....

A New Partnership in Saskatchewan Manufacturing Safety
March 16, 2014
On behalf of Tom Kishchuk (President & CEO, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Canada, Ltd.), Chair of the Saskatchewan Manufacturing Council &mdash...

Free Trade Agreement with South Korea puts onus on boosting manufacturing competitiveness: CME
March 11, 2014
OTTAWA – Canadian manufacturers and exporters will have to step up their game if they are to take advantage of Canada’s new Free Trade Agreement wi...

José Jacome appointed Acting Divisional Vice President of CME in Québec
March 10, 2014
José Jacome has been named interim head of Québec Manufacturers and Exporters (MEQ) effective immediately. M. Jacome, formerly the General Manager...

Federal infrastructure projects should maximize procurement opportunities for Canadian manufacturers: CME
March 06, 2014
OTTAWA - Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, Canada`s largest industry and trade association, is urging the federal government to level the playing...

CME welcomes NEB decision on Line 9 pipeline
March 06, 2014
OTTAWA - The National Energy Board (NEB) approved the application from Enbridge for the reversal of its existing pipeline pumping oil between so...

CME welcomes TransCanada’s latest announcement on the Energy East Pipeline
March 05, 2014
OTTAWA  – TransCanada announced today it is moving forward with the next regulatory steps for the Energy East Pipeline project. Canadian Manufactur...

PM participates in Q&A session with CME Members
March 01, 2014
BRAMPTON - Prime Minister Stephen Harper participated in a question and answer (Q&A) session with members of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CM...

Heinz signs deal with Highbury Canco to keep Leamington factory open
February 27, 2014
OTTAWA - H.J. Heinz Co. and Highbury Canco Corp have signed a letter of intent to acquire the Heinz Leamington factory and become a contract packer...

Changes announced by PWGSC for SMEs procurements and real property transactions
February 26, 2014
Ottawa - Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters is posting the following announcement received from PWGSC regarding changes to the Integrity Framework ...

Extension of the strategic alliance between Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters and Leading Boards online governance solution.
February 25, 2014
Montreal - Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), the largest trade and industry association in the country announced the pursuit and developmen...

2013 manufacturing year in review: Stats Can
February 25, 2014
Ottawa – Statistics Canada released its year in review for 2013 today. Total manufacturing sales fell 0.5% to $591.0 billion following gains of 3.5...

CME welcomes announced Peace Bridge Pre-Clearance Pilot
February 24, 2014
Ottawa - A pilot project was announced today in Fort Erie that will improve the flow of goods going over the Peace Bridge between Canada and the Un...

Cooperation, integration and competitiveness highlight the North American Leaders’ Summit
February 20, 2014
Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, and Barack Obama, President of the United States, in Toluca, Mexico...

Saskatchewan manufacturing sales top record $15.2 billion in 2013, but more work to be done
February 19, 2014
The following statement was released today by Derek Lothian, Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Manufacturing Council — an initiative of Can...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters partners with Japan Airlines to bring more savings to Members
February 19, 2014
OTTAWA - Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, Canada's largest trade and industry association, is pleased to announce the addition of a new supplier...

General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada announces multi-billion dollar contract
February 14, 2014
LONDON —  The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Danny Deep, Vice President, General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, announced t...

What you need to know about the global economy: HSBC Global Forecast 2014
February 12, 2014
What you need to know about the global economy: HSBCGlobal Forecast 2014 As 2014 begins, the growth outlook for the global economy looks modest, wi...

Focus on jobs, investment, balanced budget good for manufacturers and exporters: CME
February 11, 2014
Today's federal budget targets challenges facing manufacturers and exporters across Canada, according to Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), ...

Budget measures of note
February 11, 2014
The federal Minister of Finance has introduced the 2014-15 Budget today in the House of Commons. As expected, this year’s budget does not contain...

Government’s science and technology program should be modernized: CME
February 07, 2014
OTTAWA - Industrial innovation and commercialization in Canada needs to be both modernized and improved, according to Canada’s largest trade and in...

Consider Canada City Alliance intent on capturing EU and Asia-related investment opportunity in 2014 with 12-city joint effort
February 06, 2014
The Consider Canada City Alliance wrapped up its Annual General Meeting in Ottawa yesterday and members are very optimistic for the future of what ...

Industrial Machine & Manufacturing named Saskatchewan Manufacturer of the Year
February 05, 2014
Industrial Machine & Manufacturing Inc. (IMM) has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Saskatchewan Manufacturer of the Year award, for...

CN strike would be “debilitating” :CME
February 05, 2014
OTTAWA - Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)  is working with CN and the federal government to ensure that rail services are not disrupted dur...

A3 Problem Solving workshop
February 03, 2014
CME members and guests joined us for our A3 Problem Solving Workshop facilitated by Ian Marshall, certified Lean Master Black Belt, CME Manitoba Divis...

Keystone jumps hurdle
January 31, 2014
OTTAWA – The U.S. State Department found the Canada-U.S. oil pipeline would not greatly increase carbon emissions meeting U.S. President Barack Oba...

Saskatchewan manufacturing sales spike in November
January 21, 2014
Saskatchewan manufacturing sales topped $1.4 billion in November — a four per cent jump from October and a 19.6 per cent increase year-over-year...

Exporters in city rocking again - U.S. upswing trickles up north
January 08, 2014
This article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on January 7, 2014. It's been a long time coming, but local exporters are finally starting to reap t...

Canada’s trade deficit increases in November 2013
January 07, 2014
OTTAWA - Imports were up slightly and exports stayed the same according to Statistics Canada’s international merchandise trade report for November ...

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