Automotive Industry

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Toyota celebrating 50 years in Canada with Special Edition Corolla S

From “humble beginnings” in a distributorship agreement fifty years to its current status as one of Canada’s most important auto makers, Toyota has come a long way. Now celebrating fifty years in … [Read More...]

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Autos and parts drag down manufacturing sales in August

After many consecutive months of improvement, manufacturing sales in Canada fell steeply in August, to $52.1 billion. The 3.3 per cent decline in factory sales was the first decline this year, but the … [Read More...]

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Green Industries

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Wood groups praising new six-storey construction limit

Beginning on January 1, 2015, Ontario’s mid-rise builders will have more options regarding construction materials. On that date, changes to the Ontario Building Code will make it legal to construct … [Read More...]

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New wind farm approved near Lake Huron shore

NextEra Energy Canada has been given approval from Ontario’s Environment Ministry for a $300-million wind farm near the Lake Huron shoreline. The Goshen Wind Energy Centre, which will involve the … [Read More...]

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Manufacturing News

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Canada Goose doubles production capacity with new Toronto plant

It is not everyday that a Canadian company, operating in Canada, doubles its manufacturing capacity, but high-end winter wear maker Canada Goose has just done that. The company famous for its parkas … [Read More...]

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Ontario economy set to grow based on exports, weaker dollar

Canada’s manufacturers set a sales record in July, beating the record set back in July of 2008. Sales were up 2.5 per cent, to $53.7 billion, with sixteen of the twenty-one industries tracked … [Read More...]