January 9, 2019 – Bombardier Inc. has signed a US$669-million deal to provide 113 commuter rail cars to New Jersey.
January 9, 2019 – Unionized workers at the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., are holding another sit-down protest over the planned closure of the facility.
January 8, 2019 – General Motors says it has rejected various proposals by Unifor to keep the Oshawa Assembly Plant open past 2019.
January 4, 2019 – The new year brings with it tax changes at the federal level that will affect just about every Canadian, as well as small businesses.
January 4, 2019 – Industrial automation companies Rockwell Automation and Emerson have both taken top honours in the second annual IoT Breakthrough Awards, which recognize the leading companies, technologies and products in the global Internet of Things (IoT) market.
January 3, 2019 – The United Auto Workers union is accusing General Motors of violating a national contract by using temporary workers instead of employing full-timers who were laid off from its factories.
December 21, 2018 – Ford is recalling more than 874,000 F-Series pickup trucks with engine block heaters in the U.S. and Canada because they can catch fire.
December 21, 2018 – ATS Automation Tooling Systems, the Cambridge, Ontario–based automation solutions provider, will acquire Comecer S.p.A., an Italian design and engineering firm for processing systems in the nuclear medicine and pharmaceutical industries, for EUR 113 million.
December 21, 2018 – Unifor president Jerry Dias says General Motors will consider options put forth by the union to keep the Oshawa assembly plant open and respond by Jan. 7.
December 18, 2018 – Magna International Inc. has signed a deal to buy Spanish company Viza Geca SL, which specializes in automotive seating.
December 17, 2018 – General Motors' plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be as bad as originally projected.
December 14, 2018 – General Motors of Canada Co. is working to set up jobs and training programs for employees who will be put out of work when it closes the Oshawa Assembly plant next year even as Unifor promises an extended fights to keep the operation open.
December 14, 2018 – Southwire Canada (SWC), a producer of wire and cable, has been named by Grote Industries as its supplier of the year for helping to improve the operational efficiency of their manufacturing process.
December 12, 2018 – Via Rail has selected Siemens over Bombardier Inc. for a $989-million contract to modernize its passenger rail service along Canada's key rail corridor between Quebec City and Windsor, Ont.
Motor & Drive Systems 2019
January 23-24, 2019
2019 Automation and Technical Showcase
February 4, 2019
ARC World Industry Forum
February 4-7, 2019
Hannover Messe 2019
April 1-5, 2019
April 8-11, 2019
Advanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) Canada
June 4-6, 2019