April 4, 2017
Canada's manufacturing industry continues to perform well with March marking the sixth consecutive month in which production and new orders picked up, while employment hit its highest level in close to five years, according to data from the Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI).
April 3, 2017
Automotive industry sales continue to stay strong with recent sales reports from Honda Canada, Toyota Canaa and Subaru Canada. Honda Canada set an all time monthly record in March, while Toyota Canada's sales for made-in-Canada vehicles remained strong and Subaru Canada saw its best ever March sales.
April 3, 2017
Canada's aerospace and defence sectors are important contributors to the Canadiane economy and the Federal government has invested tens of millions of dollars in businesses working in these sectors to help spur growth and create jobs. As part of the spinoff activity from these investments via the government's Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy, Lockheed Martin's is investing $10 million in Mannarino Systems and Software.
March 31, 2017
Two of Canada's major manufacturers, Ford and Magna, are investing millions of dollars in advanced research and development for connected vheicles and services and artificial intellingence.
March 23, 2017
Anyone looking for specific support for manufacturing in the 2017 Federal Government's Budget will be disappointed. Indeed, there is little mention of manufacturing.
March 10, 2017
The Canadian government was to expand the number of zero emission vehicles in Canada and it's investing up to $7 million to develop advanced electric vehicle charging stations across the country.
March 7, 2017
March 6, 2017
March 1, 2017
Canada's economic performance has hit a new high with the latest figures indicating that manufacturing performance is the strongest since 2014.