Photo: Getty Images. Canadian manufacturers have been at the forefront of using automation to drive operational efficiency and business growth. With unprecedented market volatility over the past few years, however, there has been a trend to prioritize the digitization of expense management, and for good reason. Nearly nine in tenRead More →

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the Commonwealth Summit in Kigali, Rwanda on June 23.Muhizi Olivier/Associated Press A major Canadian industry group is sounding the alarm on companies’ desire to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and is calling on the federal government to develop more targeted industrial policies to supportRead More →

The Canadian Manufacturing Coalition, a group representing Canada’s professional manufacturing associations, listed below, issued the following statement on the impending labor disruption at CP Rail: “Canadian manufacturers are urging the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference to reach an immediate agreement and avoid labor disruptions that wouldRead More →

OTTAWA (ON), March 14, 2022 /CNW/ – The Canadian Manufacturing Coalition, a group representing from Canada The manufacturing trade associations, listed below, today issued the following statement on the impending labor disruption at CP Rail: “Canadian manufacturers are urging the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference toRead More →

Canadian manufacturers say supply chain disruptions are reducing their production while increasing costs, jeopardizing the sector’s recovery and the entire economy. A new survey from Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters has found that nine out of ten companies in the sector are struggling with supply chain issues. More than half saidRead More →

OTTAWA (ON), February 3, 2022 /CNW/ – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is calling on the government to immediately end the blockade of truckers in Canada-Crossing the US border at Coutts Alberta. The blockade affects approximately $44 million in the exchanges between Canada and the United States every day. theRead More →

OTTAWA (ON), January 31, 2022 /CNW/ – The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) on Monday called on the federal government to immediately speed up immigration to address critical labor shortages, and detailed short and long-term solutions to Mitigate supply chain bottlenecks, including a sector-specific 60-day task force to address theRead More →

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) want to see a comprehensive plan to address the major challenges facing manufacturers, the group said recently. They recently called on Federal Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to come up with a plan to address challenges such as supply chain disruptions, trade protectionism and severe laborRead More →

[Oro Medonte, ON] – The last 24 months have really revealed the inherent danger of relying heavily or even solely on offshore suppliers. The global pandemic has left countless North American manufacturers scrambling to find suppliers closer to home (AKA relocation) for their business-critical components and products. Alternatively, they haveRead More →

OTTAWA, ON, April 27, 2021 / CNW / – Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) congratulates Minister Tassi and the federal government for introducing legislation to end labor disruptions at the Port of Montreal. CME now urges all parties to support these measures and ensure swift passage of the bill. CanadianRead More →

TORONTO, April 16, 2021 / CNW / – Statement on behalf of the President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, Dennis darby “With COVID-19 numbers now reaching their highest levels since the start of the pandemic, the Ontario government announced new restrictions this afternoon. Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME)Read More →

TORONTO, April 12, 2021 /CNW/ – The Port of from Montreal longshoremen announced that they would call a partial strike on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The announcement comes after a 7-month truce that followed a costly work stoppage at the port in August. It is imperative that we avoid anotherRead More →

TORONTO, April 7, 2021 / CNW / – Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) expresses deep concern over recent spikes in COVID-19 cases in Canada, especially in Ontario. The CME urges the government to Ontario Prioritize the vaccination of essential workers so that the sector can continue to keep workplaces openRead More →

TORONTO, March 24, 2021 / CNW / – Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) welcomes support for from ontario Budget 2021 to stimulate growth by from ontario manufacturing sector. Today’s budget reaffirms the province’s commitment to take action to help the sector reinvest and grow as it emerges from the currentRead More →

OTTAWA, ON, March 12, 2021 / CNW / – Today concludes the 4th Annual Women in Manufacturing Success Forum, organized by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and attended by over 500 people. The event aimed to engage and inspire young women to consider careers in manufacturing, help manufacturers attract andRead More →

CALGARY – The head of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters has said he expects members to struggle to hang around after US President Joe Biden ordered tougher Buy American rules for government spending. President and CEO Dennis Darby said the ordinance affects any project involving federal spending or jurisdiction and thereforeRead More →

OTTAWA, ON, December 2, 2020 / CNW / – The Biennial Survey of Management Problems of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, released today, shows the impact of the global pandemic on manufacturers, including supply chain disruptions and increasing labor and skill shortages. Over 550 companies from nearly 20 industries responded, representingRead More →

The proposed plan raises concerns from Canada manufacturers OTTAWA, ON, October 7, 2020 / CNW / – President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Dennis darby today released the following statement in response to the federal government’s long-awaited ban on single-use plastics: “The federal government has long affirmed itsRead More →