Automotive Industry

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Honda expansion a win for Ontario’s auto sector

With a conditional grant of up to $85.7 million from the government of Ontario, Honda Canada is set to invest $857 million in its Alliston plant to make it the lead production facility worldwide for … [Read More...]

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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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Green Industries

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Wind projects going ahead in Quebec, public not necessarily on board

A number of new wind farm projects are going ahead in Quebec, and the provincial government there is working with the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) to develop a new energy policy for … [Read More...]

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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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Manufacturing News

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Youth trainee program seeks to address skilled labour shortage

An industry-led initiative to recruit and train young workers for jobs in aerospace and other industries is beginning to show results. The Ontario Manufacturing Learning Consortium (OMLC) was … [Read More...]

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Researchers studied successful manufacturers for lessons for the future

Researchers at the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management at the University of Western Ontario have published a report on the future of Canadian manufacturing. The report is an attempt to … [Read More...]