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Canadian manufacturers poised to grow, repatriate production, jobs: KPMG
July 21, 2014
This article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on July 21, 2014 OTTAWA - Canada's manufacturing sector is finally poised for a true recovery after ...

Manufacturing rebound seen; KPMG predicts turnaround after long doldrums
July 21, 2014
This article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on July 21, 2014 Canada's manufacturing sector is finally poised for a true recovery after spending ...

CME BC Membership Satisfaction Survey – Results are in!
July 18, 2014
We saw a 25% response rate from May 2014 membership satisfaction survey. Results were highly positive and give us some further guidance in tweaking ou...

May a month of new records, challenges for Saskatchewan manufacturers
July 17, 2014
For the second straight month, Saskatchewan manufacturing sales climbed to a new record high in May, peaking at nearly $1.5 billion. But, according to...

Sales up for Manitoba's manufacturing industry
July 16, 2014
This article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on July 16, 2014 Manitoba’s manufacturing industry was on the rebound in May, with sales up 1.2 pe...

Export Development Canada (EDC) opening doors for manufacturers with General Electric
July 15, 2014
GE, having opened its Bromont, QC aviation facility doors to EDC customers in February will do so again today in Peterborough at the GE Power Cover...

Liberals unveil identical budget post-majority election
July 14, 2014
TORONTO – Ontario’s budget, announced today by Finance Minister Charles Sousa, acknowledges a number of the challenges facing the province’s manu...

Canadian companies are the least likely to trade in renminbi: HSBC
July 10, 2014
Canadian businesses involved in international trade with China are missing out on savings that could be tapped by increasing their use of renminbi ...

CME joins international business organizations in call to World Trade Organization
July 08, 2014
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters joined with global business leaders today in addressing the World Trade Organization to endorse the Environmenta...

LEAN Leadership
July 08, 2014
LEAN starts with leadership. CME Manitoba is offering two programs this Fall aimed specifically at leaders and those tasked with improving the competi...

CASL: it’s here! Are you in compliance?
July 07, 2014
Sending CEM’s (commercial electronic messages) from anywhere in Canada became complicated as of July 1, 2014, with the implementation of Canada’s ...

2014 Management Issues Survey now live
July 03, 2014
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) 2014 Management Issues Survey is now live Every two years CME surveys manufacturers and exporters across ...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters urge Canadian Mayors to take action against Buy American
June 30, 2014
President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, Jayson Myers, wrote today to mayors of Canadian cities urging them to take immediate act...

Canada's GDP grew 0.1 per cent in May: StatsCan
June 30, 2014
For the second month in a row, Canada's GDP grew a modest 0.1 per cent in April That's up 2.1 per cent over April 2013 Statistics Canada said toda...

EDC adds to Green Bond porfolio with Sarnia manufacturing plant financing
June 23, 2014
Montreal-based sustainable chemical manufacturer BioAmber has been added to Export Development Canada’s (EDC) Green Bond portfolio, the trade finan...

Reforms will narrow scope of Temporary Foreign Worker Program, ease short-term entry: CME
June 20, 2014
The reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) announced today by Ministers Kenney and Alexander will make it both more complicated and...

Canadian exporter confidence booming: EDC
June 19, 2014
Canadian companies who engage in international trade are brimming with confidence, according to an Export Development Canada (EDC) semi-annual surv...

April marked by record growth, 'cautious optimism' for Saskatchewan manufacturers
June 19, 2014
Saskatchewan manufacturing sales were up 8.4 per cent year-over-year in April — including 6.6 per cent from March — to more than $1.4 billion, acc...

Modernization of domestic trade tour kicks off with roundtable
June 18, 2014
The first roundtable in a two-week consutation by Industry Canada leading to the modernization of the Agreement on Internal Trade was held in Ottaw...

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will impact business communications
June 18, 2014
The world’s toughest anti-spam and malware law, commonly known as Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), will come into force in Canada on July 1...

Brandt Chairman Gavin Semple named inaugural inductee to Saskatchewan Manufacturing Hall of Fame
June 17, 2014
Brandt Group of Companies Chairman, Gavin Semple, has been selected as the inaugural inductee to the new Saskatchewan Manufacturing Hall of Fame — t...

Northern Gateway Approval good for Canada: CME
June 17, 2014
OTTAWA — The federal government’s approval today of the 1177-kilometre Northern Gateway Pipeline is good news for Canada and the Canadian economy, ...

Korean free trade details tabled in House
June 12, 2014
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) applauded the Government of Canada for tabling the text related to the free trade agreement with the Repub...

Trade surplus streak comes to an end: StatsCan
June 04, 2014
After two positive months of trade surplus, Canada’s economy saw a  $638 million trade deficit in April, a 1.8 per cent decline from March. Energy ...

June 3 members-only briefing summary
June 03, 2014
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters President and CEO Jayson Myers held a quarterly conference call to update members on policy priorities and the s...

Postive gains in quarterly, March GDP numbers: StatsCan
May 30, 2014
Industrial machinery and equipment investments, terms of trade and service exports gains contributed to a 0.3 per cent first quarter 2014 gain in r...

Canadian economy sheds 45,000 jobs in March
May 29, 2014
Manufacturing sector average weekly earnings rose to $1041.61, up 3.6 per cent, in March from $1004.82 in March 2013, one-half point higher than th...

Protectionist Buy America provisions threaten Canada-US trade
May 28, 2014
OTTAWA - Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) once again objects to protectionist measures introduced before the United States congress. The Wa...

The Funding Portal secures Ontario Securities Commission registration
May 20, 2014
The Funding Portal, Canada’s only registered service assisting companies with both government and private financing, has launched Private Financing...

Saskatchewan manufacturing sales up 8.6 per cent in March, 9.8 per cent in Q1
May 15, 2014
Saskatchewan manufacturing sales were up 8.6 per cent year-over-year in the month of March, rounding out an impressive first quarter of 9.8 per cent g...

Manufacturing growth reported in six of past seven monthly surveys
May 15, 2014
For the sixth time in seven months, Statistics Canada reported manufacturing sales growth in March. Sales rose 0.4 per cent to $50.9 billion on h...

CME British Columbia hosting federal Trade Commissioner to support SME exports
May 14, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VANCOUVER – May 14, 2014   Speaking on the margins of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Trade Day, the Honourable Ed Fa...

CME needs your support for Temporary Foreign Workers Program
May 14, 2014
A letter from Jayson Myers, President & CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Dear Colleague, As you have likely heard through media rep...

Bell Helicopter to build 15 new helicopters for Canada’s Coast Guard
May 13, 2014
OTTAWA - Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomed the announcement May 12, of a contract for the sale of 15 Bell Helicopters to replenis...

Have your voice heard in the Ontario provincial election
May 13, 2014
Dear members, With the Ontario election now set for June 12, CME wants to ensure that manufacturing is a key issue in the campaign. We will work ...

Building a better foreign workers program
May 12, 2014
The current debate over the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP) highlights the challenges that our governments face in trying to ensure that...

CME letter to members regarding the TFWP
May 12, 2014
(Le français suit)    Dear Colleague: As you have likely heard through media reports, Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) has come...

Saskatchewan manufacturing employment, sales both up to start 2014
May 11, 2014
Employment in Saskatchewan's manufacturing sector spiked 1.7 per cent during the month of April, to 29,300 workers — more than three per ce...

Employment in April declines slightly
May 09, 2014
Canada’s unemployment rate went unchanged in April though overall employment declined slightly but fewer workers participated in the labour force, ...

Canada posts second consecutive trade surplus
May 06, 2014
Canada maintained a razor-thin trade surplus in March as softer export pricing and lower volumes of crude oil and bitumen and natural gas erased Fe...

CME applauds Prime Minister's internship program funding
May 02, 2014
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters applauds the announcement today that the government will earmark $40 million to support 3,000 paid internships f...

100th anniversary of Sanofi Pasteur in Canada
May 01, 2014
  AN OPEN LETTER – MAY 1, 2014       Dear fellow Canadians,           TOP LEFT: CONNA...

Ontario budget acknowledges challenges for manufacturers
May 01, 2014
For Immediate Release May 1, 2014 Budget addresses energy costs, regulatory red tape, short on details TORONTO – Ontario’s budget, announced tod...

CME action plan looks to double Alberta’s manufacturing output by 2020
April 28, 2014
Today, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) released a manufacturing action plan for Alberta titled Manufacturing Alberta's Future: Driving In...

Manufacturing Rocks: MLA Greg Kyllo Tours Innovative Manufacturers
April 24, 2014
CME British Columbia staff, MLA Parliamentary Secretary Greg Kyllo, and GraphTech Guitar Labs staff showing off how "Manufacturing Rocks!" After a ...

CME partners with UOIT to create a bursary in honour of Jim Flaherty
April 17, 2014
In honour and recognition of Jim Flaherty’s many contributions as a public servant and advocate for students with special needs, CME has proposed t...

CME partners with Government of Canada to address skills gap
April 16, 2014
CONCORD, ON – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) recently announced a series of initiatives, in partnership with the Government of Canada, to...

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 ...

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...

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...

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. ...

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....

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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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