Automotive Industry

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New GO buses will be assembled in GTA

GO Transit will be receiving 253 new low-floor, high-capacity double-deck buses from Scottish bus maker Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL). Under the terms of the agreement between Metrolinx and ADL, a … [Read More...]

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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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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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Corporate profits up 8.8 per cent over last year: Statistics Canada

Auto industry posts highest revenues in seven years Canada’s corporate profits continued to rise in the third quarter of the year, Statistics Canada reports, rising 3.7 per cent from the previous … [Read More...]

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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...]