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Canada's manufacturing conditions deteriorated in March: RBC
The March RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (RBC PMI) signalled the first deterioration in manufacturing business conditions since data collection began in October 2010, with monthly declines reported for both output and new orders. Read the report.

Real GDP up 0.2 per cent in January, led by manufacturing: StatsCan
Statistics Canada says the economy grew by 0.2 per cent in January after shrinking 0.2 per cent in December. Read more.

OCE gives thumbs-up to funds for touchscreen coating
Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) is investing $200,000 in a Queen's University innovation that could soon make smudgey touchscreens a thing of the past. Find out more.

New website aims to recruit students to the aerospace manufacturing industry in Quebec
Two schools in Quebec are partnering with a major organization to attract students to the province's thriving aerospace manufacturing industry. Get the details.

George Brown College
Feature: Education & Training

Hired! Small businesses find ways to beat the skilled worker shortage
Companies across the United States and Canada have been working short-handed because it's hard to find workers with the skills they need. The shortage is harder for small businesses than it is for larger ones. Read more.

New Products: Robotics
Calendar of Events:

April 8: Hannover Fair - Hannover, Germany

April 9:
Eaton Technical Education Conference (ETEC) - Calgary, Alta.

April 11:
New Dimensions in Automation Innovation Tour - Edmonton, Alta.

April 23:
Plant Management and Design Engineering Show (PMDS) - Montreal, Que.

Check out the Calendar of Events on the Manufacturing AUTOMATION website for more upcoming industry seminars, conferences, shows and training sessions.

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