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Manitoba executives, firms to receive awards
December 18, 2013
TWO Manitoba companies and three local business leaders, one posthumously, will receive this year's Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) Awards.

The loonie: Who wins, who loses when it takes a beating
December 05, 2013
The loonie has its ups and downs, and with each major fluctuation come challenges for some and opportunities for others. The Canadian dollar hit its

Metal biz in the home stretch
December 05, 2013
Mississauga, ONT.-based Russel Metals has more than 60 large metals service centres around North America, so there has to be a reason it's invested mo

Exports to foreign, U.S. markets top of mind for many
November 22, 2013
Manitoba's exports topped $11 billion last year, which sounds like a lot but definitely could be better. In fact, the total fell last year by close t

Luckiest man' walking the walk
November 04, 2013
I was dreading it. Dreading the thought of being in front of nearly 1,400 people and having to walk the fashion runway at Sunday's 22nd annual Guar

CETA: Canada’s economic power play in the global arena
October 22, 2013
BRUSSELS – The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) concluded today will open up a new world of opportunity for Canadians from co

New trade deal big on ‘potential’ benefits—if Canadian firms can take advantage
October 21, 2013
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Stephen Harper calls it the “biggest deal our country has ever made”—and business leaders are reaching

Southern Manitoba Manufacturers Summit 2013
September 25, 2013
Southern Manitoba, a region known for sunflowers, canola, corn and industrious people is not so well known as a key economic driver for Manitoba. With

Jim Flaherty extends tax break for manufacturers
September 25, 2013
BRAMPTON, Ont. -- Manufacturers can continue to write off investments in new equipment and machinery more quickly under a two-year program extension a

Cheap tricks: how Canada can compete with low US production cost
August 28, 2013
Low labour prices and cheap energy are boosting the United States' production cost advantage over leading western European nations and Japan, accordin

Midi-bus could be big boost
August 09, 2013
Mid-size line could reverse New Flyer's earnings dip A partnership forged last year with United Kingdom's biggest bus-maker is about to pay dividends

Steady economic growth coming for Manitoba: BMO forecast Read morSteady economic growth coming for Manitoba: BMO forecast
July 17, 2013
WINNIPEG -- Manitoba is headed for a period of steady economic growth, according to a report issued Wednesday by Bank of Montreal. In Winnipeg alone,

Benefits of Canadian dollar's dip blunted by exporter hedging
July 03, 2013
The slumping Canadian dollar is a shot in the arm for many exporters, but those gains will be tempered by the hedging many put in place to protect the

Manufacturing: Output Canada expects boosts
May 31, 2013
anadian manufacturers are expecting an overall increase in domestic sales of about 5.0 per cent over the next three years. U.S. sales are showing sign

Deeper business-to-business ties between Canadian and European firms will create good jobs, economic growth and greater long-term prosperity for workers and families here at home
May 10, 2013
The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, today celebrated Europe Day by marking Canada's e

CME signs on with Safety Services Manitoba
May 09, 2013
CME is now partnered with Safety Services Manitoba to introduce safety programming to CME's training offerings. Safety Services Manitoba is a not for

USDA suggests new fees at Canada-U.S. border; sequestration to blame
May 06, 2013
WASHINGTON - Canadian manufacturers fear even more fees may be looming at the Canada-U.S. border as the U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends reve

Border-fee idea doesn't fly
April 23, 2013
Manitoba business leaders have universally condemned a proposal that could lead to Canadian travellers being charged a fee to cross at U.S.land border

Foreign Worker Recruitment Mission
April 16, 2013
Hello Manitoba Employers, Manitoba Immigration is in the midst of organizing a meeting for employers interested in joining the Province of Manitoba i

Forget the cooking shows! Manufacturing is where it’s at for today’s grads
April 03, 2013
As part of the 2013 federal budget, federal finance minister Jim Flaherty announced some much-welcomed support for Ontario's manufacturing sectors, in

Budget 2013 boosts Canadian manufacturing, economic competitiveness: CME
March 22, 2013
Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME), the country's largest trade and industry association, applauds the federal budget tabled today by the Go

Budget gets thumbs up from business groups 0
March 22, 2013
OTTAWA - The guy with the biggest smile on his face after reading the 2013 budget is an economist named Jay Myers, the CEO of the Canadian Manufacture

Gaining sophistication from new technology
March 20, 2013
A 50-year-old Morden manufacturing firm would make a good poster boy for the benefits of investing in new technologies. Jodale Perry Corporation (JDP

Cubex snags Export Award before it's too late
March 16, 2013
IT'S a good thing the Manitoba division of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters didn't wait another year to bestow its annual Export Award on Winn

Business groups stress support for Canada EU trade deal
March 13, 2013
OTTAWA - The heads of Canada's leading business lobby groups are urging the federal government to get on with negotiating a free trade deal with Europ

Harper government to boost skills for trades
March 07, 2013
Harper government to boost skills for trades Considering options, including using federal contracts to increase apprenticeships OTTAWA - The Harper

The New Congress and Buy American
March 06, 2013
How much does the government have to spend You will have seen information last week about the US sequestration of the federal budget. As of this writ

Trans-Pacific talks provide opportunity to put an end to Buy American protectionism
March 04, 2013
When trade negotiators for the Harper government sit down in Singapore Monday for talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a bid to create a new f

Delays at Canada-U.S. border likely to get worse
March 01, 2013
OTTAWA - Canadians who were promised a speedier crossing at the U.S. border could discover in the coming months that the lineups have only grown long

Deadline nears for US budget negotiations; sequestration could mean longer border delays, slower US economic recovery: CME
February 25, 2013
Deadline nears for US budget negotiations; sequestration could mean longer border delays, slower US economic recovery: CME OTTAWA (February 25, 2013)

Canada could gain as Obama reaches to Europe on trade
February 14, 2013
OTTAWA - US President Barack Obama used 6,456 words to deliver his state of the union speech Tuesday night and not one of them was "Canada." But thes

State of the Union Address
February 13, 2013
The President's State of the Union speech (SOTUS) last night highlighted a number of priorities for the President in 2013 and beyond, from Afghanista

Student hovercraft aims to make grisly searches safer
February 11, 2013
The team of Grade 11 and 12 Windsor Park Collegiate students with the remote controlled hovercraft they've created for a provincial competition that

RRC Technology Access Center workshops
February 08, 2013
CME in it's reciprocal technology awareness partnership with Red River College is pleased to encourage its members to participate in the following RRC

Lower business taxes generate jobs, CME analysis shows
February 04, 2013
OTTAWA-New data from Canada's largest trade and industry association suggests lower business taxes have played a role in supporting Canada's economic

Fort Garry Fire Trucks is the biggest player in the market
February 01, 2013
When Rick Suche travels he always checks out the fire escapes and sprinkler systems in the hotels he's staying in. That's because for 35 years Suche

No woes at city Boeing plant
January 30, 2013
-- Chugs along amid 787 battery glitch -- Workforce at highest level ever The faulty batteries that have grounded the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner are m

Lower business taxes generate jobs, CME analysis shows
January 30, 2013
Data shows every percentage point increase in after-tax profits leads to 0.8 per cent unemployment dipOTTAWA-New data from Canada's largest trade and

Independent thinker
January 26, 2013
Acrylon Plastics CEO wants managers to act as owners Craig McIntosh readily admits that he doesn't accept no for an answer. "No just means you haven

A $116-million bus exploration
January 25, 2013
Brazilian manufacturer signs deal with New Flyer Brazil's Marcopolo S.A. makes 32,000 buses a year, the same amount Winnipeg's New Flyer Industries h

At the leading edge of bio-fibres
January 24, 2013
  Local firm atop potentially vital production sector For several years now, the Composites Innovation Centre has been tinkering with using loc

At the leading edge of bio-fibres
January 24, 2013
  Local firm atop potentially vital production sector For several years now, the Composites Innovation Centre has been tinkering with using loc

K-Tec Earthmovers Inc. Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification
January 21, 2013
K-Tec Earthmovers Inc. Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification K-Tec Earthmovers Inc. announces that the company has achieved ISO 9001:2008 Certificatio

Going Beyond the BRIC
January 09, 2013
he current darlings of export are known as BRIC - Brazil, Russia, India and China. They're the hot emerging markets - lands of plenty on which many a

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