Automotive Industry

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Canada’s auto sales soar; Toyota passes 100K mark for hybrids

Auto sales in Canada were up 8 per cent in August, reaching 21 per cent higher than the five-year average for the month. A total of 171,560 new cars, trucks, minivans and SUVs were sold in Canada in … [Read More...]

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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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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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Manufacturing rose again in second quarter

Canada’s industries reached a production capacity of 82.7 per cent in the second quarter, up 0.6 per cent from the previous quarter, Statistics Canada reports. It was the fourth consecutive quarterly … [Read More...]

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Bombardier Transportation workers ratify contract

The strike by workers at Bombardier’s light rail plant in Thunder Bay has ended as a tentative contract deal has been approved by workers in a ratification vote. The new agreement is for three years. … [Read More...]