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Pepperl+Fuchs Control, Callisto partner on IoT manufacturing solutions

December 5, 2019

Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol and Callisto Integration have announced a strategic partnership that will enable manufacturing companies to quickly deploy solutions that deliver visibility and control of their manufacturing operations. “Customers increasingly depend on immediate data to react to or avoid production

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Bombardier to build aircraft manufacturing plant near Pearson

December 5, 2019

Bombardier Inc. has started preliminary work on a $350-million manufacturing facility after signing a decades-long lease with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority to build its flagship private jets on airport land. The Montreal-based plane and train manufacturer on Wednesday announced

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Centamin rejects Endeavour Mining takeover bid

December 3, 2019

Gold miner Centamin Plc has rejected a $1.9 billion all-stock takeover proposal from Canada’s Endeavour Mining, saying it did not offer enough value to Centamin shareholders. “The terms of the proposal provide comparatively greater benefit to Endeavour’s shareholders, do not

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Gagnon now interim head of Canadian Metals

December 3, 2019

Canadian Metals Inc. (CME) is moving on from the cancelled FeTiv Metals deal, announcing the appointment of Michel G. Gagnon as Chairman of the Board and CEO on an interim basis. “On behalf of the board, I would like to thank both (Gerald)

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Maple Leaf Foods helps create nine new scholarships

December 2, 2019

Maple Leaf Foods and the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security is pleased to announce the creation of nine new $15,000 scholarships in recognition of the extraordinary contribution of David Emerson, Purdy Crawford and Wallace McCain as past chairs of the Maple Leaf Foods’ board

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Manufacturing sector “finding its feet again”

December 2, 2019

Canadian manufacturing activity expanded in November for the third consecutive month as production climbed at a faster pace and new orders continued to grow, but the momentum was subdued compared to historical levels, data showed on Monday. According to Reuters,

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More work needed on USMCA trade deal: Trudeau

November 29, 2019

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday said a little more work needed to be done on a new continental trade deal which has run into opposition from some U.S. Democrats over labor and environmental provisions. Officials are trying to

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Producer prices up for October on strength of energy, petroleum

November 29, 2019

Canadian producer prices rose by 0.1 per cent in October, on higher energy and petroleum prices, Statistics Canada data showed on Friday. Analysts in a Reuters poll had predicted prices would hold steady in October, following a 0.1 per cent

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Unifor urges approval of Northern Pulp effluent treatment facility

November 29, 2019

The Northern Pulp effluent treatment facility (ETF) project currently under review with Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) has received endorsement from Unifor leadership. “We remain confident NSE will assess the project and come to an appropriate decision, and we trust it

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Vancouver to ban plastic straws, bags in 2020/21

November 29, 2019

Vancouver has voted to ban the use of plastic straws and bags from April next year, making it the first major Canadian city to enact such a wide-reaching ban, according to the city. The move, according to Reuters, is aimed