Ford recalls 140,000 Focus cars in North America
Ford is recalling more than 140,000 Focus compact cars in North America because the passenger side windshield wiper can fail. Learn more about the recall in Canada.
Manufacturing conditions in March jump to highest level so far this year
Operating conditions in Canada's manufacturing sector strengthened in March, according to the RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index, a monthly survey that offers a comprehensive and early indicator of trends in the Canadian manufacturing sector. Get the details.
Economy has best job creation month since recession
After months of stagnant or even falling employment, Canada's economy has just had its biggest surge since before the last recession, adding 82,300 workers to the labour force in March. Learn more.
Deloitte study calls for the growth of a redefined manufacturing sector
In early February, the Quebec offices of Deloitte released a new study discussing the challenges of Quebec's manufacturers. It is a no-holds-barred look at how manufacturing is struggling in the province, and how it can reinvigorate itself with the right approach. It's also a document manufacturers from across Canada can benefit from. Get the details.
Funding boost helps Alberta businesses enhance productivity, build skilled workforce
Alberta businesses will get a $10.3-million productivity boost thanks to funding for Productivity Alberta, provided by the Government of Alberta and Western Economic Diversification Canada. Learn more.
U.S. manufacturing technology orders continue to rise in 2012
February U.S. manufacturing technology orders totalled $444.06 million US, up 35.2 percent from February 2011, according to AMT — The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Learn more.