November 8, 2018 – High Liner Foods Inc. says it has let go of 14 per cent of its salaried employees as part of cost-cutting measures following a disappointing third quarter.
November 8, 2018 – Bombardier Inc. announced today it will shed 5,000 jobs company-wide and sell off two units as part of chief executive Alain Bellemare's five-year plan to rein in costs, focus on rail and business jets and reduce the net long-term debt of $9 billion.
November 7, 2018 – The OPC Foundation has announced it plans to make its Open Platform Communication Unified Architecture (OPC UA) the worldwide industrial operability standard.
November 1, 2018 – The Global Automakers of Canada organization has released a statement applauding the federal government's decision to pass the legislation required to implement to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
November 1, 2018 – Cambridge, Ontario–based automation solutions provider ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. has announced it has completed the acquisition of KMW Konstruktion, Maschinen- & Werkzeugbau GmbH & Co. KG and KMW GmbH (collectively, "KMW"), a German-based supplier of custom micro-assembly systems and test equipment solutions.
November 1, 2018 – The Trudeau government plans to give about 900,000 Canadian workers more paid personal-leave days, in a proposal that seems designed to goad the Ontario government into an argument over workers' rights in the modern economy.
October 31, 2018 – The Ontario government has passed legislation to repeal the province's cap-and-trade system, putting the final nail in the coffin of a program Premier Doug Ford has long promised to scrap.
October 30, 2018 – Quebec-based sensing solutions company LeddarTech has expanded its operations with an Automotive Centre of Excellence in Toronto.
October 25, 2018 – The premier of Ontario received death threats and his labour minister had her constituency office vandalized hours after a sweeping labour reform bill was introduced in the legislature, the Progressive Conservative government said Wednesday.
October 19, 2018 – Canada is not about to agree to quotas or other limits on its exports in order to get the United States to lift punishing tariffs on steel and aluminum, says a source close to the ongoing talks to resolve the lingering tit-for-tat trade standoff.
October 18, 2018 – Festo has acquired Fabco-Air, a Florida-based manufacturer of pneumatic automation components.
October 17, 2018 – Toronto-based industrial products and services providers Wajax Corporation has acquired all of the Montreal-based Groupe Delom Inc. ("Delom") for $51.8 million.
October 16, 2018 – Universal Robots' new UR5e collaborative robot has a special job to do on October 17 – ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
October 11, 2018 – Endress+Hauser, a specialist in process measurement and instrumentation, has partnered with Quebec-based electrical distributor Lumen.
October 11, 2018 – Montreal has been selected to host a major artificial intelligence summit for at least three years.
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