Automotive Industry

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Promise of more investment in auto industry but no specifics

Industry Minister James Moore reminded CEOs of Ford, Honda and Toyota that Canada is a good place to build cars. This is the same message that was preached at Linamar earlier this week when two levels … [Read More...]

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Government money to Ontario auto parts maker will ensure jobs

Canada’s second-largest auto parts maker, Linamar, has agreed to maintain a minimum of 6,870 jobs at its Ontario facilities in exchange for an investment of just over $101 million by the provincial … [Read More...]

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Green Industries

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Saudi solar-powered desalination plant will be world’s largest

The world currently produces approximately 30 billion cubic metres of freshwater by desalination annually, a number that is predicted to double in the next decade to meet global demand. A Spanish … [Read More...]

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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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Manufacturing News

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Irving Shipbuilding wins $2.3 billion icebreaker contract with navy

Irving Shipbuilding of Halifax today signed a contract worth $2.3 billion with the government of Canada for the building of six Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS). The six Arctic ships will be … [Read More...]

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Manufacturing sales off in November led by cars, chemicals

Despite declining by 1.4 per cent in November, Canada’s manufacturing sales for the first eleven months of the year remain 5.2 per cent higher than for the same period last year. Statistics Canada … [Read More...]