Automotive Industry

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Windsor, auto industry counting on new Ford investment

The Canadian auto industry, which had the best second quarter in terms of operating revenues since 2007, but turned in a poor profit performance, could be on the brink of receiving a much-needed … [Read More...]

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Scientists make breakthrough in spinal cord injury movement

For the first time ever, a quadriplegic man has moved his paralyzed hand using only his thoughts. That simple act is being hailed as a breakthrough in the search for improved movement for spinal … [Read More...]

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Green Industries

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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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Canadian Solar to supply solar mega-projects in Ontario and Turkey

Canadian Solar Inc. of Guelph, Ontario announced today that it has signed a deal to supply 12.6MW of photovoltaic modules for a solar power project to be built in Turkey. It is the company’s largest … [Read More...]

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Manufacturing News

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Consumer spending drives strong GDP growth in second quarter

Almost every sector of Canada’s economy expanded in the second quarter of the year, Statistics Canada reports. The annualized growth rate of 3.1 per cent was greater that had been forecast by the Bank … [Read More...]

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Davie shipyard delivers “most complex” vessel ever built in NA

Shipbuilder Chantier Davie Canada Inc. announced today that the first of three construction vessels ordered by Norwegian oilfield services company Cecon ASA has been delivered. The ship is described … [Read More...]