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Canada’s liquefied natural gas industry expected to create new job opportunities: experts

The report analyzes the economic impact the LNG industry would have across the country via Canadian Manufacturing VANCOUVER — A new Conference Board of Canada Report estimates that the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry in British Columbia could create 96,550 new jobs, boost total wages in Canada by over $6 billion, and increase Canada’s gross [...]

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PROFIT New-to-Exporting Virtual Webinar Series – September 2020

Are you ready to enter the US market?   Have you entered the US market but are encountering challenges with border regulations, access to distributors or understanding the market?   What about new employees who need more information on the market and the processes involved in selling to the USA? If you answered ‘Yes’ to any [...]

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Pints, PPE on the agenda as Ford returns to Waterloo Region

The premier’s second visit to the region this week included the launch of an intellectual property plan via Cambridge Times WATERLOO REGION — Long-term care homes and other Ontario facilities won’t be caught short on personal protective equipment if they’re faced with another wave of COVID-19 cases, Premier Doug Ford pledged Friday. “There’s no one [...]

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Region plans to install locally-made traffic technology at 240 urban intersections

via therecord.ca WATERLOO REGION — Locally-developed traffic technology that boosts safety and efficiency will added to half of Waterloo Region’s urban intersections. Regional council unanimously voted Wednesday to buy Kitchener-based Miovision’s advanced traffic management system for 240 traffic signals in Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo at a cost of about $2.7 million. “We provide analytics and [...]

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Ontario Made program from Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)

As the province safely and gradually reopens, Ontario is starting down the road to growth, renewal and economic recovery. That’s why the Ontario government is proud to support the launch of the Ontario Made program from Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME). This new program will promote the many world-class goods that are made across the [...]

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Canada’s response on tariffs won’t be bound by terms of USMCA: negotiator

What actions Canada should take “really depends on what kind of action the U.S. takes,” an expert says via Canadian Manufacturing WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s trade ambassador continued to keep Canada’s steel and aluminum industry in suspense July 9 as trade experts, labour bosses and business leaders considered how best to retaliate if the White [...]

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How manufacturers can receive funding from the government

The webinar explored the ways manufacturers can receive money from the government via Canadian Manufacturing TORONTO — On July 8, SYSPRO Canada hosted a webinar which explored how manufacturers can receive funding and grants for research, training, product development, infrastructure and new technologies. The webinar, titled “Money for Manufacturers 2020”, was presented by Igor Chigrin, an expert [...]

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Resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace

Find sector-specific guidelines and posters to help protect workers, customers and the general public from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ontario. Ontario is releasing safety guidelines to protect workers, customers and the general public from COVID-19 as it prepares for a gradual reopening of the provincial economy. These resources are available for different sectors. They will help [...]

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Skills Ontario offers virtual summer camps to explore the skilled trades and technologies

Youth can develop skills and learn about career paths through virtual workshops lead by Skills Ontario staff via Canadian Manufacturing ONTARIO — Skills Ontario announced June 12 that they will provide Ontario youth with the virtual Summer Camp program, offering digital tours and activities for campers to explore the skilled trades and tech while at [...]

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Feds invest in supports for apprentices to complete training and find work in skilled trades

Eligible organizations have until August 28 to apply for funding via Canadian Manufacturing GATINEAU, Que. — On July 3, the government of Canada announced that they will be investing $40 million over three years in the Union Training and Innovation Program and has launched two calls for proposals. Eligible organizations are encouraged to apply for [...]

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