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March 6, 2018
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Bokders - BB1

Trump, Ryan face off in rare public GOP clash over steel, aluminum tariffs

Canada and Mexico would not be spared from his plans for special import taxes.


Kenney threatens to limit flow of oil to BC, and put toll on natural gas

Alberta opposition leader warns of serious consequences for BC if it blocks the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.


Canada will meet climate targets despite emissions gap: McKenna

Report to the UN shows Canada is 66 megatonnes short of its target, a 50% increase for 18 month ago.


Ontario to bring in 'pay transparency' bill aimed at closing gender wage gap

Publicly advertised job postings to include a salary rate or range, bar employers from asking about past compensation.
 
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FLIR - BB3

War on waste: Observations from the shop floor to top floor

Identifying waste is easy, the challenge lies in engaging everyone to apply the tools. » Read More

Hire more women: A solution to the skills shortage challenge

A CME report discusses the under-representation of women in manufacturing and what to do about it. » Read More

Trump's trade talk comes up short on facts

US runs an overall surplus with Canada thanks to services. » Read More
 
Events 
 

MODEX 2018

April 9-12, 2018
Location: Atlanta
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Focus on Manufacturing Security

April 18, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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Partners in Prevention Conference 2018

May 1-2, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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73rd STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition

May 20-24, 2018
Location: Minneapolis
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FABTECH Canada 2018

June 12-14, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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