Canadian Manufacturing Industry Update WATCH
Chrysler withdraws $700-million request for Ontario assembly plants
Chrysler Group LLC says it is no longer seeking funding from the federal and Ontario governments to expand its operations, but will continue with plans to begin manufacturing its new minivan line in Windsor, Ont. Learn more.
Canadian manufacturing sector in expansion mode: RBC
The Canadian manufacturing sector remained in expansion mode in February, with output, new orders and employment all rising during the month, according to the RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index. Learn more.
Heinz signs deal to save Leamington, Ont., plant
Heinz and Highbury Canco Corporation (HCC), an Ontario-based consortium of investors, have signed a Letter of Intent for HCC to operate the 105-year-old Heinz factory in Leamington, Ont., which was scheduled to close in June. Learn more.
Hiram Walker announces investment in Windsor plant
Hiram Walker & Sons Limited has announced an investment in its Windsor production and bottling facility that will allow the spirit and wine company to produce new product lines and increase production by 230,000 cases. Learn more.