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March 14, 2017
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D-Wave 2000Q System to be installed at Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab

California facility run by Google, NASA and Universities Space Research Association.


TransCanada to seek regulator's OK after gas shippers approve new pipeline toll

Lower toll to help fill its underutilized pipeline system from its Alberta centre to an Ontario hub.


US aluminum group files trade complaint against China

Asking for anti-dumping duties of 38% to 134% on aluminum foil for consumer, industrial uses.


Magna dramatically lowers subframe weight with carbon fibre composites

Collaborative R&D project with Ford yields 34% mass reduction; 87% reduction in number of parts.


Continuous improvement isn’t enough: Industry 4.0 sets a new bar

Technology allows manufacturers to consider their processes differently, and drastically improve upon them.


Canada's regulations bring clarity energy companies need, Trudeau says

PM tells conference the thoughtful development of renewable and traditional energy sources is the road to economic prosperity.
 
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MANUFACTURERS’ OUTLOOK: Confidence with caution

Manufacturers are primed to grow their businesses but are cautious about investments next year. » Read more
 
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Four ways to reduce productivity

...while watching your business go down the drain » Read More

China tries to reassure foreign companies over industry plan

Mounting complaints developers of robotics, software and other technology are protected from competition. » Read More

Liberals close to decision on how to spend $800M earmarked for innovation

Money will be used to to support "innovation networks and clusters'' to help budding companies scale up significantly. » Read More

Global auto sales continue to strengthen in 2017: Scotiabank

Luxury cars and trucks post double-digit advances for February in Canada. » Read More

Oil industry will continue to lose money this year: report

The Conference Board of Canada says losses have narrowed, but not positive numbers until Q4. » Read more
 
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2017 Dare to Compete [un]Conference

March 21, 2017
Location: Winnipeg, MB
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Design & Manufacturing Canada

May 16-18, 2017
Location: Toronto, ON
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CMTS 2017

Sept. 25-28, 2017
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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