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Results - 2014 Business outlook survey
December 30, 2013
OTTAWA – Canadian industry is bullish about 2014, according to a year-end survey conducted by Canada’s largest trade and industry association, Cana...

Canadian manufacturers applaud the Joint Review Panel’s recommendations on the Northern Gateway Pipeline
December 19, 2013
OTTAWA (December 19, 2013) – Recommendations released today by the Joint Review Panel on the Northern Gateway Pipeline reaffirm the importance of C...

October good month for manufacturing: Statistics Canada
December 18, 2013
Manufacturers had their best month since May 2012 according Statistics Canada’s October 2013 monthly survey on manufacturing. The sales increase o...

Fifty-plus industry associations highlight importance of manufacturing on Parliament Hill
December 10, 2013
Representatives from more than 50 national industry associations are in Ottawa today to meet sitting Members of Parliament, cabinet ministers, and ...

Newly created Advanced Manufacturing Fund (AMF) announced by Minister Goodyear
December 09, 2013
Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), recently announced details of t...

Minister Goodyear announces new Southern Ontario Prosperity Initiatives (SOPI)
December 06, 2013
Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced today the launch of t...

Paradis announces new innovative development agenda
December 05, 2013
Today, Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and 
Minister for La Francophonie, announced during his speech at the Board of Tr...

New Government of Canada tool will help Canadian businesses grow
December 02, 2013
Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology), along with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), announced today a new tool to ...

Statistics Canada released third quarter GDP numbers today
November 29, 2013
Statistics Canada released today its gross domestic product (GDP) report for third quarter 2013. Third quarter real GDP expanded 0.7%, an improvin...

Made in Alberta: CME releases manufacturing plan of action
November 28, 2013
Made in Alberta: CME releases manufacturing plan of action Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) today released a made-in-Alberta plan o...

CME welcomes Canada's new Global Markets Action Plan
November 27, 2013
The Global Markets Action Plan released by International Trade Minister Ed Fast is a strategy thatresponds to the needs of Canadian exporters, acco...

Consider Canada City Alliance representing 59% of Canadian GDP delivers infrastructure opportunity message on CETA during three-city European investment mission
November 26, 2013
Economic development executives from Canada’s major cities present investment opportunities related to Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement w...

Saskatchewan manufacturers outline action plan to grow the industry
November 26, 2013
Saskatchewan needs a comprehensive strategy to nurture the province as a preferred destination for manufacturers to locate, invest, export from, em...

Manufacturing major benefactor of oil sands development, but more work needs to be done: Study
November 13, 2013
Extraction from Alberta's oil sands remains a key driver of economic growth and job creation across Canada, but more must be done to accelerate int...

Canada’s skills gap: It’s time for action
November 08, 2013
By Jayson Myers, President & CEO, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters When federal and provincial ministers of employment and skills training meet ...

CETA: Canada’s economic power play in the global arena
October 18, 2013
BRUSSELS – The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) concluded today will open up a new world of opportunity for Canadians from coast-t...

Canadians stand to greatly benefit from a concluded CETA: CME
October 17, 2013
News that a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union is within reach is a positive sign for Canadian...

Minister Flaherty highlighting support for manufacturing across Canada
September 19, 2013
Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is announcing the government's support for the manufacturing sector today. Specifically, Flaherty is outlinin...

Ford invests $700 Million in Oakville Assembly
September 19, 2013
CME member Ford Motor Company announced today an investment of $700 million in its Oakville Assembly plant, helping to create more than 2,800 jobs ...

WE WANT YOU to be a part of cross-border business success
September 10, 2013
  Just like our great southern neighbo(u)r’s Uncle Sam says, We Want You.     Showcase your company in CME's award-winning 20/20 magazine as we t...

Freeze in EI premiums will heat up Canadian job market: CME
September 09, 2013
The federal decision to freeze EI premiums over the next three years will spur investment, job growth, and help Canadian companies take advantage o...

Manufacturing: The year 2012 in review
September 09, 2013
Canadian manufacturing sales increased at a slower rate in 2012 compared with previous years. In 2012, sales rose 3.5% to $593.8 billion, a smaller...

Learning how to manage risks in a growth environment
August 22, 2013
  In today's international business climate, knowing how to grow and protect your international sales and free up your cash flow are critical elem...

CME’s newest partner HSBC provides a $1 billion investment in Canadian SMEs seeking global expansion
July 22, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters’ (CME) newest partner, HSBC Bank Canada, announced on July 17 a contribution of $1 billion over the next 18...

CME applauds Canada’s efforts to reduce barriers to internal trade
June 13, 2013
The following statement comes from Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters’ (CME) President & CEO, Jayson Myers:  As policymakers, stakeholders, ...

CME applauds the province’s actions to protect Ontario jobs and support manufacturing competitiveness
June 13, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), Canada’s largest trade and industry association, is applauding the Ontario Government for its decision ...

CME partners with University of Windsor to support local manufacturers
May 30, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) – Canada's largest trade and industry association – is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Univ...

CME first Canadian business association to present to a US Congressional Committee
May 16, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) - Canada's largest trade and industry association - today becomes the first Canadian business association ...

CME congratulates Clark on reelection, calls for enhanced cooperation to boost BC manufacturing and exporting
May 15, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) – Canada’s largest trade and industry association – congratulates Premier Christy Clark and the British Co...

Promote yourself as one of Canada's Best in 20/20's upcoming issue
May 14, 2013
The July-August issue of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters’ award-winning magazine, 20/20, is a showcase celebrating the best Canada has to offe...

Deeper business-to-business ties between Canadian and European firms will create good jobs, economic growth and greater long-term prosperity for workers and families here at home
May 09, 2013
The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, today celebrated Europe Day by marking Canada'...

New focus on applied research will help National Research Council address social, economic challenges: CME
May 08, 2013
The federal government’s plan to refocus the NRC on applied research announced yesterday will allow it to concentrate on solutions to critical issu...

Ontario budget underscores the importance of manufacturing: CME
May 02, 2013
Today's provincial budget from the new Ontario government is a positive step forward in revitalizing the province's manufacturing sector, but more ...

Rise in manufacturing contributes to overall real GDP increase in February 2013
April 30, 2013
Manufacturing output grew to 0.8 per cent in February 2013, following a 0.6 per cent gain the month prior. Increases were seen primarily in th...

Canadian manufacturers prefer hiring Canadians first, but foreign workers critical to bridging gaps
April 29, 2013
Manufacturers across the country continue to rely primarily on Canadian talent to meet changing labour demands, however temporary foreign workers (...

CME issues joint comments to US State Department in support of Keystone XL pipeline
April 22, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), Canada's largest trade and industry association, and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) file...

The role of custom tariffs in Canada’s economy
April 18, 2013
By Jayson Myers, President & CEO, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters There has been much debate recently over the federal government's decision to...

Employment down slightly in March but higher than same time last year
April 11, 2013
The number of full-time workers dropped by 55,000 in March, but employment is still 1.2 per cent higher than what it was at the same time in 2...

Average weekly earnings for industry increase in January 2013
March 27, 2013
Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees across Canada outpaced the national average with manufacturing increasing by two per cen...

Newfoundland and Labrador’s 2013 budget delivers for manufacturers and exporters
March 26, 2013
The 2013 Newfoundland and Labrador budget tabled today by the provincial government will boost important investments to spur economic growth a...

Budget 2013 boosts Canadian manufacturing, economic competitiveness: CME
March 21, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME), the country's largest trade and industry association, applauds the federal budget tabled today by the G...

Investments in labour, skills development highlight a stay-the-course provincial budget: Saskatchewan manufacturers
March 20, 2013
New investments aimed at helping companies bridge the growing labour gap are a welcomed boost for business competitiveness in the province, but t...

More than half of the manufacturing sector posted decreased sales in January
March 19, 2013
According to Statistics Canada’s Monthly Survey of Manufacturing for January, sales dropped 0.2 per cent to 48 billion – the fourth decline in...

CME and other business groups urge government to hasten CETA
March 13, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), along with Canada's other leading business groups, is urging the federal government to hasten the process...

$250-million investment in General Motors to bring new products, more efficient production
March 11, 2013
General Motors announced a $250-million investment in the CAMI Assembly Plant in Ingersoll, Ontario on Friday, which will be used to install flexib...

High-quality TPP needs to be concluded sooner than later, urged businesses
March 08, 2013
CME, in conjunction with various international trade and business organizations, is calling for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to come to a su...

Saskatchewan job numbers shine spotlight on economic success, labour challenges facing industry
March 08, 2013
REGINA (March 8, 2013) – New job numbers released today show Saskatchewan is enjoying the lowest unemployment rate in the country at 3.8 per cent, ...

Statistics Canada confirms the benefits of lower corporate income tax rates
March 06, 2013
The federal and provincial corporate income tax rate reductions that have taken place in recent years have had a positive result on government reve...

New CME-EDC partnership will help exporters expand their business abroad
March 04, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), the country's largest trade and industry association, and Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada's expor...

New anti-counterfeiting legislation good for Canadian economy, manufacturers: CME
March 01, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) – Canada’s largest trade and industry association – is applauding new legislation introduced today in the ...

CME, CERC and Baker & McKenzie release guide for Canada-US business travellers
February 27, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), the Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC) and Baker & McKenzie have released a joint document outli...

Deadline nears for US budget negotiations; sequestration could mean longer border delays, slower US economic recovery: CME
February 25, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is closely watching whether US lawmakers will take steps to avert the March 1 sequestration deadline, and ...

Canadian Manufacturing Coalition urges federal government to make manufacturing top budget priority
February 20, 2013
In a letter to the prime minister, the executive leadership from 42 of Canada's manufacturing associations urges the federal government to consider...

Manufacturing must be top priority in next Ontario budget: CME
February 19, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), Canada's largest trade and industry association, is applauding today's speech from the throne for its ren...

Manufacturing sales decline in December 2012
February 15, 2013
According to Statistics Canada's monthly survey of manufacturing for December 2012, sales declined to $48 billion, representing the largest drop si...

Lower business taxes generate jobs: CME
January 30, 2013
Lower business tax rates have played an important role in supporting Canada's economic recovery, creating jobs and spurring investment, according t...

CME and The Funding Portal join forces to improve access to financing opportunities for Canadian manufacturers
January 23, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), Canada's largest trade and industry association, announced today a new strategic partnership with The Fun...

Auto Innovation Fund investment in Southern Ontario to fuel manufacturing jobs and innovation
January 23, 2013
The federal government today announced a major investment in Toyota Motors Manufacturing Canada in Southern Ontario that will fuel economic gr...

Michelin and Nova Scotia to provide $73 million investment in manufacturing jobs
January 17, 2013
Michelin Canada and the provincial government of Nova Scotia today announced the investment of $73 million in the province's Waterville truck tire ...

Canadians with disabilities a productive part of our workforce: CME
January 16, 2013
In response to today's release of a new report from the government and private sector on finding employment solutions for people with disabili...

Canada’s increase of low-value shipment threshold to speed up border trade and efficiency
January 08, 2013
In response to today's announcement that Canada will increase the price limit for low-value courier-transported goods to move through the Canada-US...

Orbite Aluminae Inc. named as national winner of the 2012 Regional Awards for New Technology
January 04, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) in collaboration with the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC ...

CME welcomes announcement of Automotive Innovation Fund renewal
January 04, 2013
Today's announcement by Prime Minister Stephen Harper of a $250-million investment to extend the Automation Innovation Fund represents an important...

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