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Quebec won’t invest in Bombardier’s regional jet program

June 11, 2019

Quebec’s economy minister said his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc’s weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon told Reuters his government is taking steps to protect

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Canada to ban some single-use plastics by 2021

June 10, 2019

Canada plans to ban some environmentally harmful single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce waste and litter and protect the world’s oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday. Trudeau announced the move from

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SPX, F&H celebrate 50 years of partnership

June 10, 2019

SPX FLOW has presented its long-term partner F&H Food Equipment Company with a commemorative crystal vase in recognition of a successful partnership that has lasted for over 50 years. “We are delighted to be presented with this recognition,” says Jeff

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Voters split on Scheer, Trudeau when it comes to growing the economy

June 7, 2019

Four months before an election, Canadians remain split on whether they see Prime Minister Justin Trudeau or his main rival, Andrew Scheer, as the best manager of the nation’s economy. Asked which leader they trusted to support growth, 30 per

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Shrinking trade deficit another sign of strengthening economy

June 7, 2019

Rising exports and falling imports helped shrink Canada’s trade deficit in goods in April to $966 million, Statistics Canada said on Thursday, in the latest sign the economy is recovering from a slowdown. Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast a

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Canadian labour productivity rises 0.3% in Q1

June 6, 2019

Canadian labour productivity grew by 0.3 per cent in the first quarter, reflecting a decline in hours worked for the first time in seven consecutive quarters, while business output remained virtually unchanged, Statistics Canada said on Wednesday. (Reuters)

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The CPCA annual general meeting told through photos

June 6, 2019

The Canadian Process Control Association (CPCA) annual general meeting held recently in the Quebec Eastern Townships generated a lot of great ideas, connections and friendships – not to mention a lot of photos. Here are a selection of photos from

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Scheer vows to eliminate trade barriers among the provinces

June 6, 2019

Andrew Scheer is promising that a Conservative government would negotiate a deal to eliminate trade barriers among Canada’s provinces. The Conservative leader made the commitment Tuesday as he outlined his vision for “a stronger and freer federation” — one that is more

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Seamless soldering has potential to push solar efficiencies to new heights

June 4, 2019

LONGi Solar has announced that the company has developed the technology of “Seamless Soldering,” which completely eliminates the gap between cells and increases the efficiency of PV modules. According to a recent TÜV SÜD test on May 30, “Seamless Soldering” technology – when combined with

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Celgard wins patent infringement case

June 4, 2019

Celgard, LLC, a subsidiary of Polypore International, LP, was successful in its litigations against MTI Corporation in California and North Carolina on MTI’s infringement of Celgard’s technology, trademarks and dominant patent on ceramic coated battery separators. According to a statement from parent company Polypore,