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August 28, 2018
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Canada to rejoin NAFTA talks after US, Mexico agree to overhaul trade pact

Trudeau's office said he had a "constructive conversation" late Monday with Trump on NAFTA.


Ontario judge rules in favour of Tesla in rebate program dispute

Judge said excluding the electric car maker from a grace period singled out Tesla for harm.


Preliminary US-Mexico trade deal leaves trail of uncertainty

Pressure is on Canada to agree, or Trump threatened to impose new taxes on Canadian auto imports.


China in struggle to curb reliance on US market, suppliers

Pivot away from US leaving Chinese exporters scrambling.


Optimism in Canadian automotive sector despite Trump tariff threats

Handshake deal between US and Mexico welcomed by Canadian auto sector.


PLANT launches 2019 Manufacturers’ Outlook survey

Be part of this important executive study of Canadian industry challenges and trends.
 
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'We are totally happy,' says paid Amazon workers on Twitter

E-commerce giant is paying workers to tweet nice things about working conditions; "ambassadors" accused of being bots. » Read more
 

[RANT] How we can avoid a devastating trade war with the US

We need a smart, realistic strategy for negotiations, starting with giving up our dairy supply management system. » Read more
 

Quality in real time: How IIoT is changing automotive production

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Back from vacations, a good time to beef up cybersecurity

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Ontario Manufacturers: Are you a winning exporter?

...Then you are a candidate for the Ontario Export Awards. » Read more
 

How does your salary measure up? Check against 2017 EMC-PLANT survey

Use the Salary Calculator to gauge your wage against national averages. » Read more
 
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SNC-Lavalin sells 6.3 percent interest in NYC power plant

Astoria II is a 575-megawatt natural gas-fired, combined-cycle generation facility. » Read more

Doug Ford’s office denies ordering staff to stop using term ‘climate change’ online

Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner wrote Ontario's Environment Minister Rod Phillips asking him to clear the air on the controversy. » Read more

Toys “R” Us president opens up about recent troubles and plans to rebuild brand

Toys "R'' Us Canada's president Melanie Teed-Murch clears a misconception that Canadian stores are closing. » Read more
 
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