Industry News
November 26, 2018 – General Motors Canada will announce today that it's closing its plant in Oshawa, Ont., in a move that will affect thousands of jobs in the city east of Toronto, The Canadian Press has learned.
November 22, 2018 – Finance Minister Bill Morneau says he's hopeful the newly struck North American free-trade deal will be signed next week – and suggests Canada could sign even with stinging U.S. tariffs in place.
November 22, 2018 – Nissan Motor Co. fired Carlos Ghosn as chairman Thursday in a dramatic end to the powerful executive's nearly two-decade-long reign at the Japanese automaker after his arrest for alleged financial improprieties.
November 22, 2018 – The federal Liberals have come up with a $16-billion answer to Canada's competitiveness concerns.
November 21, 2018 – The federal government released its fall economic update today, and among the points of interest is the fact that manufacturers and the clean-tech industry will be able to immediately write down all capital costs as part of a new set of tax incentives – worth $14 billion – coming over the next five years.
November 21, 2018 – Innovative Automation was among the winners at yesterday's Ontario Export Awards, which recognize exporting growth and investment in local jobs. 
November 21, 2018 – Quebec paint manufacturers are seizing on the American-owned Sico paint company's move to Ontario from Quebec by launching marketing campaigns and tapping into renewed sensitivity around local ownership after a string of closures and layoffs.
November 20, 2018 – Bus manufacturer Nova Bus has delivered most of its 55 hybrid electric vehicles to the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), as part of a larger order of 325 buses awarded to Nova Bus by TTC last year. 
November 20, 2018 – For years, France's Renault and Japan's Nissan struggled to make money in the global auto business.
November 20, 2018 – Joe Sklepik has been promoted to manufacturing engineering manager at Z-AXIS, Inc., a contract design and electronic manufacturing services provider near Rochester, NY with customers across the U.S. and Canada.
November 19, 2018 – Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. says it has bought a 13.7 per cent stake in steel producer Stelco Holdings Inc. for roughly $250 million.
November 19, 2018 – Juergen Weinhofer, vice-president of common architecture and technology for Rockwell Automation, has been elected to the OPC Foundation's board of directors.
November 16, 2018 – Canadian manufacturing sales edged up 0.2 per cent in September to $58.5 billion, led by gains in the transportation equipment industry, Statistics Canada said Friday.
November 15, 2018 – Ontario's Progressive Conservative government says it has cut the province's deficit by $500 million, bringing the figure down to $14.5 billion in its first few months in office.
November 15, 2018 – Quebec premier Francois Legault has raised the possibility of a boycott against paint manufacturer Sico, which announced Thursday it will relocate to Ontario.

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