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2012 could be Canada's year in UK
September 29, 2011
Canada's High Commissioner to the UK says the next year could provide some interesting business opportunities to companies that plan ahead. A seri...

Modern diners bore easily
September 29, 2011
The traditional meat-and-potatoes crowd has been replaced by consumers looking for something more on the menu, says a new marketing report prepare ...

EU strengthens food labelling rules
September 29, 2011
The European Union has added three new food labelling requirements and strengthened the existing provisions in two other categories. Legislators e...

Global warming could cost Canada billions
September 29, 2011
An environmental advisory group is warning Canadians to warm up to the effects of global warming before they arrive. The report, prepared by the N...

Quebec City firm to pitch carbon scrubbing technology to Alberta oil producers
September 28, 2011
A Quebec City-based carbon reduction systems maker plans to make its pitch for the Alberta oil patch. CO2 Solution Inc. will present its solution ...

Deficit reduction may take longer than expected
September 28, 2011
The Parliamentary Budget office has given the federal Conservatives longer odds they'll balance the budget in three years. Projections done since ...

Bank predicts lower loonie
September 28, 2011
The Bank of Montreal is predicting the laws of gravity may weigh heavy on the loonie for the next year. After climbing above parity with the US do...

Financial leaders agree to try and fix Europe's debt woes
September 26, 2011
Europe's three-largest debtors may get another bailout. The International Monetary Fund pledged last week to build a new plan to pin down European...

CME welcomes signing of new investment agreement with Kuwait
September 26, 2011
As part of an official visit to Canada by the Prime Minister of Kuwait, Sheik Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Canada's Minister of I...

Bahamian business leaders urged to think manufacturing
September 26, 2011
The president of the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce is encouraging his country to give manufacturing another chance. While manufacturing might b...

Business encouraged to look overseas for prospects
September 23, 2011
Canada's top banker offered more encouragement Sept. 21 for Maritime provinces to look overseas for business prospects. During a speech to New Bru...

Groups still sparring over Keystone XL
September 23, 2011
Union leaders and Alberta business groups and politicians are still at loggerheads over Trans Canada proposed Keystone XL pipeline. While union re...

Quebec economy takes a hit in Q2
September 23, 2011
This spring's predictions about Quebec's economy taking a harder hit than the rest of Canada turned out to be true. The Desjardins group's project...

Ford CEO talks cars, jobs, economy
September 23, 2011
The turnaround at Ford Motors has been, in large part, due to CEO Alan Mulally. A wide-ranging Associated Press interview with the business leader...

Court settles Bud-ing dispute
September 23, 2011
They may never be best Buds, but they do have to agree to get along. A European court ruled Thursday that Anheuser-Busch and Czech brewer Budvar c...

Oil sands to face personnel challenges
September 23, 2011
Projected labour force shortages are already having an impact on expansion plans for Alberta's oil sands, Deloitte Canada says. A BNN report looki...

PM says Canada isn't for sale
September 23, 2011
Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he's willing to say no to foreign investment in Canada if it isn't good for the country. In a Bloomberg News ar...

Production up for tobacco companies
September 22, 2011
Canadian cigarette makers had a busy August. Statistics Canada reports domestic cigarette manufacturers produced 2.1 billion cigarettes in August,...

EI benefactors take largest drop in 10 months
September 22, 2011
The number of Canadians collecting regular Employment Insurance benefits took its largest drop in 10 months in July. Statistics Canada reported Se...

Customs brokers elect new chair
September 22, 2011
The Canadian Society of Customs Brokers has elected a new chair for their board of directors. The society named Melanie Bedard to the top spot dur...

G-20 leaders ask Europe to throttle debt
September 22, 2011
Leaders from six G-20 countries, including Canada, have asked the European Union to crack down on member debt. In the letter to French President N...

China prepares for permanent place in orbit
September 21, 2011
China plans to build its own home in space. Next week, the country plans to launch the first stage of a planned space station from the Jiuquan Sat...

Mirolin Industries expands operations in Western Canada
September 21, 2011
A Toronto-based acrylic tub and shower manufacturer is hoping to soak up some new business with a move west. Mirolin Industries Corp. plans to ope...

Shell Canada president urges Canada to open doors to world market
September 20, 2011
Shell Canada's president says Canada is missing a golden opportunity to cash in on Asia's growing thirst for energy. Canada is the only major ener...

Conference Board predicts natural gas production to flicker
September 20, 2011
The Conference Board of Canada predicts the country's natural gas production will drop over the next five years. Even with exploration companies e...

August brings good, bad news for manufacturers
September 20, 2011
Statistics Canada says August brought a mix of good and bad news for Canadian manufacturers. While new orders were up 3.4 per cent for goods maker...

China considers regulating foreign investment loophole
September 20, 2011
The Chinese government may step in and regulate a corporate structure allowing Chinese companies to tap foreign investment through shell holding co...

Alberta productivity group goes private
September 19, 2011
Alberta has a new not-for-profit company with plans to make the province the most productive in Canada. While Productivity Alberta opened its door...

Parliament must focus on economy, investment, job creation: CME
September 19, 2011
The economy must be the top priority for the Government and MPs as Parliament resumes today in Ottawa, according to Canadian Manufacturers & Export...

Port of Montreal reports smoother operations
September 19, 2011
The Port of Montreal says it has seen a marked improvement in the last year when it comes to getting goods off ships and on their way inland. Work...

China spends billions to solidify energy supply
September 19, 2011
Canada's decision to put the world's second-largest economy back on the list of countries worth courting has put an official end to a four-year-chi...

Global manufacturing numbers expected to drop
September 19, 2011
Manufacturing production is expected to drop worldwide from last year, according to a United Nations report. The UN says slower growth in developi...

Register now for the Economic Developers Association of Canada 2011 Conference
September 16, 2011
Secure your spot now for the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) 2011 Conference, October 1-4 in Peterborough, Ontario. The conferenc...

Buy America a jobs killer for US and Canadian manufacturers: CME
September 14, 2011
New Buy American procurement restrictions contained in President Obama's Jobs Bill currently before Congress threaten jobs in both Canada and the U...

Canadian and US business leaders lay out joint priorities for the future of manufacturing
September 13, 2011
MONTRÉAL (September 13, 2011) - Governments on both sides of the Canada-US border must take decisive action to respond to the competitive challenge...

Media advisory: Business leaders and top policymakers to gather in Montréal for the first-ever Canada-US Manufacturing Summit
September 12, 2011
MONTRÉAL -- North America's top business and public policy leaders from both sides of the 49th parallel will be in Montréal, September 12-13, for t...

IBM to establish financing for cash-hungry small businesses
September 12, 2011
IBM is getting into the financing game for worthy small and medium-sized enterprises. The hardware maker plans to open the coffers to more than $1...

Vale, union reach tentative agreement
September 12, 2011
Production and maintenance employees in Thompson, Manitoba have reached a tentative new three-year agreement with production and maintenance staff....

SMTC to buy Silicon Valley firm
September 09, 2011
SMTC Corp. has manufactured a deal to buy San Jose-based ZF Array Technology Inc. The Canadian manufacturer and the American company with roots in...

Productivity drops, but Canadians work longer hours
September 09, 2011
Blame the unexpected for a drop in Canadian business productivity in the second quarter of 2011. New numbers from Statistics Canada say Northern A...

Students had more trouble finding work during summer break
September 09, 2011
Getting that all-important summer job was more difficult for students this summer. Unemployment rates for students looking for work this summer wa...

More Canadians looking for work
September 09, 2011
Despite the fact more jobs were created in the last year, more Canadians are looking for work in August. Labour force numbers released by Statisti...

U.S. axle maker adds sixth Asian plant
September 09, 2011
American Axle & Manufacturing Holding, Inc. officially opened the doors to its sixth Asian manufacturing plant on Sept. 9. The company opened open...

High-profile speakers to talk business in Montreal
September 09, 2011
It's not just about Canada or the U.S. anymore. Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters and the National Association of Manufacturers plan to bring top...

Manufacturers welcome new federal funding for investments in energy efficiency
September 08, 2011
The new funding for ecoEfficiency initiatives announced today by Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver will provide a welcome boost to manufactu...

Minister asks Senate to look into higher Canadian prices
September 08, 2011
Canadian consumers may get high-level help in the fight against high prices. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has decided to ask a Senate committee t...

Shell wants oil sands to go greener
September 08, 2011
Shell hopes to convince the oil sands to convert to liquid natural gas. Royal Dutch Shell PLC says it's working on plans to open a string of fuell...

St. Thomas to find new rivers to Ford
September 08, 2011
A London Free Press story says Ford may sell the most vehicles in Canada, but it will be one of the bottom-ranked producers when it shutters its St...

CATA looks for business help shifting policy
September 08, 2011
Help Canada become more competitive on the world stage. The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance is inviting business leaders to help steer the c...

Canada halves trade deficit
September 08, 2011
More exports helped cut Canada's trade deficit in half in July. Statistics Canada says merchandise exports rose 2.2 per cent in July, while import...

U.S. state departments fo transportation to get help measuring carbon output
September 07, 2011
The U.S. federal government plans to help state departments of transportation measure their carbon footprint. The Sept. 26 webinar will focus on G...

New Brunswick company enters race for new military vehicle
September 07, 2011
New Brunswick manufacturers are banking on the Canadian Forces picking the Timberwolf as their new tactical armoured patrol vehicle. Specialty veh...

Exporting countries to meet in Saskatchewan to talk agriculture
September 07, 2011
The world's top agricultural exporting countries will be meeting in Saskatoon from Sept. 7-9 to look at ways to open the doors to freer trade. Dis...

Toronto company plans to build South Carolina base
September 07, 2011
A Toronto company is moving closer to the eye of the storm to set up shop. Toronto-based Innovative Composites International has announced plans t...

Red tape commission finds plenty
September 07, 2011
A federal commission has come up with at least one conclusion with its interim report - red tape, lots of it, does exist. The Harper Government's ...

U.S. manufacturing reaches a turning point
September 07, 2011
A new study says American manufacturing is at a crossroads. Depending on the actions legislators and corporate leaders take, the sector could ramp...

U.S. Chamber of Commerce offers solution to unemployment woes
September 07, 2011
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says it has the solution to America's unemployment problems and it wouldn't drive the country deeper into debt. A sev...

Economic stability, standard of living must be top priorities for Ontario’s next government: CME
September 07, 2011
TORONTO (September 7, 2011) -- Ontario's next government must better its standing as a preferred destination for business investment, innovation a...

Chinese buy Ontario auto parts maker
September 06, 2011
A Brantford, Ont. autoparts maker may soon have new owners. Wescast Industries said Sept. 6 that it has agreed to sell to China's Sichuan Bohong I...

Asian production drops
September 06, 2011
Inflation took a larger-than-expected bite out of Asian manufacturing in August. While China showed slightly more activity for the month, other As...

Marketing help planned for western Canada
September 06, 2011
Western Canadian entrepreneurs looking to make their mark in ICT, clean technology and/or the life sciences will be able to hook into a one-day edu...

Ford breaks ground on new India plant
September 06, 2011
Ford has broken ground on its new manufacturing plant in western India. The addition of the state-of-the-art plant at Sanand, Gujarat, is expected...

U.S. government funds Ontario solar project
September 06, 2011
An Ohio solar panel maker that won the rights to install North America's largest collection farm in Sarnia, Ont. area will do it with $455.7 millio...

Border problems lead to special webinar
September 02, 2011
A growing number of manufacturers are having trouble at the border. Whether it’s due to more integration between manufacturing and after-sales s...

Group steps up efforts for new western oil pipeline
September 02, 2011
Support is growing for a new pipeline linking the Athabasca oil sands and Canada's west coast. A business group seeking approval for the $6.6 bill...

Lumber mills hew fewer trees in June
September 02, 2011
Canada-wide, lumber mills dipped into their stockpiles in June. While production decreased, Statistics Canada reports that mills shipping more hav...

Canadian oil and gas cost more to produce in 2010
September 01, 2011
Investment in Canadian oil and gas oil wells was 60.5 per cent higher in 2010 than a year earlier, while investment in non-conventional sources ros...

Minister says Ontario working on Windsor access to new international bridge
September 01, 2011
Ontario's transportation minister says the provincial government will continue working on improvements leading up to the Windsor/Detroit border cro...

CME offers feds pre-budget advice
September 01, 2011
While the federal government has introduced a number of measures to help keep Canadian business' doors open, CME is offering a few suggestions to i...

Libya opens for business, again
September 01, 2011
The battle for control of Libya may not be quite over, but the fight for Canadian businesses to get back in and do business is. Canada lifted the ...

Unemployment numbers may mean trouble for Obama
September 01, 2011
The U.S. White House is predicting fewer Americans will be back at work in time for next year's presidential election. The Obama administration re...

Market survey shows strong growth for August
September 01, 2011
So much for the summer doldrums. A survey of Canadian manufacturers in August says there was no such thing as a summer holiday for factories this ...

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