Ford Canada adds third shift in Oakville, creating 300 jobs for laid off workers
Ford Canada says it is adding a third shift at its Oakville assembly plant, creating 300 jobs that will be first offered to laid off employees. Read more.
Ontario's shrinking status as economic engine attributed to manufacturing decline
Ontario's status as the economic engine of country has been in a steady decline for the better part of a decade – and most of the blame can be laid at the feet off the manufacturing sector. Read the report.
Manufacturing earnings see continued growth: StatsCan
Statistics Canada says average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $902.29 in September, down 0.5 per cent from August. But those in the manufacturing industry have still seen continued growth. Find out more.
Economy still growing, but OECD warns Canada to prepare for possible shocks
Canada's economic expansion is continuing, but governments should be prepared to respond to possible foreign and domestic shocks that could send the recovery off track, a leading global organization warns. Click here for more.
Worldwide CNC market plateaus after tremendous growth
The Computer Numerical Controls (CNC) market experienced robust growth in 2011. After the market suffered as a result of the financial crisis, culminating in a trough in 2009, the market has rebounded to exceed its previous peak of more than $6 billion in 2008, according to new research from ARC Advisory group. Get the details.