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Aerospace in Ontario Remains Steady

via Aviationweek.com Ontario’s Aerospace sector in 2018 remains relatively strong, accounting for 25% of country’s business, second only to Quebec at 50%, according to a report by OAC, the Ontario Aerospace Council. CONTINUE READING

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Cambridge firm proposes new building to address noise concerns

Recycler works with city, ministry to tackle problems via Cambridge Times CAMBRIDGE — Bob Sweeney and fellow residents on Bluerock Crescent can’t enjoy their backyards and find it hard to get a good night’s sleep because of the noise and vibration being made by their neighbours. The east Galt residents are living in a neighbourhood [...]

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Carbon price proceeds to go directly to Ontario residents: Trudeau

Trudeau met Ontario Premier Doug Ford at the Ontario legislature in Toronto July 5, where they butted heads over carbon pricing via CleanTech Canada TORONTO—Ontario residents, and not the newly elected Progressive Conservative government, will receive the proceeds of a carbon price imposed on the province by the federal government, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said [...]

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U.S. ends duties on supercalendered paper imports from Canada after settlement

The announcement came a day after the WTO ruled in favour of Canada in the dispute over perceived subsidies on supercalendered paper. The end of duties is a rare bright spot for Canada amidst the current trade climate with the U.S. via Canadian Manufacturing The U.S. Department of Commerce says it has ended countervailing duties [...]

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Spark Power acquires Toronto-based green energy provider Bullfrog Power

The companies are expected continue to operate under their respective brands. Financial terms of the agreement were not immediately available via CleanTech Canada TORONTO—Independent electrical power services company Spark Power Corp. has acquired Bullfrog Power, a green energy provider. Canaccord Genuity Acquisition Corp., which announced a proposed merger with Spark Power last month, announced the [...]

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Ontario cancelling cap-and-trade akin to pulling out of climate framework: feds

The $420 million earmarked for Ontario under the Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund is under review, since funding is contingent on imposing a carbon price via CleanTech Canada OTTAWA—The federal government is interpreting Ontario’s cancellation of its cap-and-trade program as equivalent to withdrawing from Ottawa’s national climate change framework—and is reconsidering more than $400 million [...]

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Workplace automation threat looms over region: Study

via London Free Press WOODSTOCK – The threat of automation to Ontario workers is real – and especially serious for Oxford County, home to three of the province’s five communities that are most vulnerable to technology replacing people. Ingersoll, home to Cami Automotive, followed by Tillsonburg and Woodstock, rank among the most vulnerable communities in [...]

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Enbridge Line 3 pipeline approval expected to ease Canadian oil price woes

On June 28, Minnesota approved Calgary-based Enbridge’s proposal to replace its aging oil pipeline, which currently runs from Alberta, across North Dakota and Minnesota to Enbridge’s terminal in Superior, Wisconsin via Canadian Manufacturing CALGARY—Canada’s oilpatch is eagerly anticipating higher prices and profits after Minnesota regulators approved Calgary-based Enbridge Inc.’s $9-billion project to upgrade its deteriorating [...]

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Ontario company cuts 40 jobs, blames U.S. steel tariffs

via CTV News A steel pipe manufacturer in northern Ontario announced Friday that it’s laying off approximately 40 workers as a result of U.S. tariffs. Tenaris Algoma Tubes says the job cuts in Sault Ste. Marie are in response to the United States’ 25 per cent tariff on Canadian-made steel, which came into effect on [...]

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Harley, stung by EU tariffs, shifts some production overseas

Harley-Davidson Inc. sold almost 40,000 motorcycles in the EU last year, but new tariffs make manufacturing Europe-bound bikes in the U.S. prohibitive via Canadian Manufacturing MILWAUKEE—Production of Harley-Davidson motorcycles sold in Europe will move from U.S. factories to facilities overseas, the Milwaukee-based company announced Monday, a consequence of the retaliatory tariffs the EU is imposing [...]

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