Ottawa - Labour productivity in Canadian businesses rose 1.0% in the fourth quarter of 2013, following a 0.3% gain in the third quarter, Statistics Canada reports. This was the fourth consecutive quarterly increase for 2013 and the highest...
Mar 10, 2014 6:08AM
Halifax - A proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant project on Nova Scotia's east coast has cleared a significant hurdle after conditional approval was granted by an environmental panel.
Mar 7, 2014 3:58PM
Ottawa - Employment was little changed in February 2013, and the unemployment rate remained at 7.0%, Statistics Canada reports in its latest Labour Force Survey. There has been little overall employment growth in Canada since August 2013.
Mar 7, 2014 3:00PM
Cleveland, OH - Demand for products and services related to the development of shale gas and tight oil resources in the US is forecast to rise 3.5% annually to $98 billion in 2017.
Mar 7, 2014 12:16PM
Halifax - Nova Scotia's premier isn't ruling out future help for Michelin Canada after it announced job cuts but Stephen McNeil says any financial assistance will be free of grants to the multinational corporation.
Mar 7, 2014 11:55AM
Ottawa - The Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI) rose 0.5% in 2013, mainly because of higher prices for energy and petroleum products.
Mar 7, 2014 11:30AM
Washington - Orders to US factories fell in January 2014 for a second straight month but a key category that signals business investment plans rebounded. That could be an indication that businesses are becoming more confident.
Mar 7, 2014 7:03AM
Toronto - Think manufacturing is only a get-down-and-dirty kind of business? Manufacturing has come a long way from past images, transforming into what is today a high-tech, leading-edge industry with plenty of job opportunities.
Mar 6, 2014 6:06AM
Ottawa - Canada generated 60.4 million megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity in December 2013, up 8.1% from the same month in 2012, according to Statistics Canada. This was the third consecutive monthly gain.
Mar 5, 2014 9:49AM
Cleveland, OH - Parker Hannifin Corp., a supplier of motion and control technologies, has entered into clinical trial agreements with four rehabilitation institutions in the United States to support the testing and development of the Indego...
Mar 4, 2014 10:54AM