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OPG supports Ontario in building the hydrogen economy

Low-carbon hydrogen key to meeting net-zero targets via Canadian Manufacturing TORONTO — Climate change leader Ontario Power Generation recently issued a Request for Market Information (RFMI) aimed at using Ontario’s clean electricity to produce low-carbon hydrogen. “The clean reliable electricity we produce in Ontario has the power to fuel low-carbon hydrogen production,” said Ken Hartwick, [...]

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Ontario-based Magna to build modular EV with Israeli startup REE

Agreement would see companies split revenue on vehicles built on REE’s skateboard-like electric car platform Magna International Inc. will develop a modular electric vehicle with Israeli startup REE Automotive, helping the Canadian auto supplier and contract manufacturer muscle further into a growing field of EV players. The companies agreed to jointly design, engineer, and build [...]

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Volvo Canada going green…even in the office

It’s not just the vehicles of Swedish automaker Volvo that are going green. Volvo Canada today announced a partnership with Canadian green energy provider Bullfrog Power that will see the carmaker’s corporate office in Richmond Hill, Ontario powered by 100-percent green electricity. Explained Matt Girgis, managing director of Volvo Canada, “At Volvo, sustainability is just [...]

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Perimeter Development Corp. acquires part of long-dormant Budd industrial site in Kitchener

Plans call for more than 700,000 square feet of industrial space in three new buildings via Waterloo Chronicle                       READ THE ARTICLE HERE

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3D printing’s new challenge: Solving the US housing shortage

A new generation of startups wants to disrupt the way houses are built by automating production with industrial 3D printers. via Kitchener Today A new generation of startups wants to disrupt the way houses are built by automating production with industrial 3D printers. 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, uses machines to deposit thin [...]

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Canadian Shield helps found association for standards on mask manufacturing

The Canadian Shield in Waterloo, along with the BC-based Breathe Medical Manufacturing, have founded the Canadian Association of Medical Mask Manufacturers via Kitchener Today The Canadian Shield is helping to establish a new association on national standards on medical mask manufacturing. The Waterloo-based company, along with Breathe Medical Manufacturing in Kelowna, BC, have co-founded The [...]

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Archangel Network of Funds targets early stage startups

New fund wants to make it easy for investors to find tech entrepreneurs and founders in the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor via The Record                               CONTINUE READING

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PharmaDrug signs deal to begin manufacturing potential esophageal cancer and coronavirus treatment Cepharanthine

In connection with its recent acquisition of Sairiyo Therapeutics, the company has secured an exclusive license to develop and commercialize a novel oral formulation PharmaDrug Inc (CSE:BUZZ) (OTCPINK:LMLLF) announced it has reached an agreement with Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) to initiate clinical and non-clinical manufacturing of Cepharanthine for the company’s rare cancer and infectious diseases [...]

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Teva Canada Welcomes Efforts to Address Critical Drug Supply in the Federal Budget

TORONTO, April 20, 2021 /CNW/ – Teva Canada Limited, a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., strongly welcomes the Government of Canada’s commitment in the April 19, 2021 federal budget to support Canada’s life science sector. The Budget includes $2.2 billion over seven years “towards growing a vibrant domestic life sciences sector” and will be part of the plan “to build [...]

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PepsiCo Foods Canada and Maple Leaf Foods Inc. sign distribution agreement

PepsiCo Foods Canada and Maple Leaf Foods Inc. sign agreement to make PepsiCo Foods Canada the exclusive distributor of Schneiders® Pepperettes® snack size premium meat sticks via Canadian Manufacturing MISSISSAUGA — On Apr. 16, PepsiCo Foods Canada and Maple Leaf Foods Inc. announced that the companies had entered into an exclusive alliance for PepsiCo Foods Canada to [...]

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