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July 26, 2016
 
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Eclipse disrupts automation industry with new global partnership

Smart Automation Group brings together global manufacturing collaborators. » Read full article

Judge set to decide on $15B Volkswagen settlement

Preliminary approval would allow vehicle owners to be notified of terms » Read full article

Alberta NDP challenge coal power buying rule

Claims consumers on the hook for billions for hand-back of electricity purchase agreements » Read full article

Unifor to demand new auto investment during bargaining

This round of bargaining is really about solidifying the footprint in Canada. » Read full article

DOT 111 cars won't transport crude oil as of Nov. 1

Tankers carrying crude from the US not up to code will not cross the border. » Read full article
 
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Treasury Office says Brexit raises risks to US financial stability

Reports warns of potential disruptions to trade, financial connections. » Read full article

Conference Board downgrades economic outlook, cites wildfires

Growth trimmed from 1.6% to 1.4%, despite year’s strong start. » Read full article

IMF head calls for quick end to Brexit uncertainty

Global growth forecast goes from a plus 0.1% to a minus 0.1% » Read full article

Premiers agree in principle to internal trade deal

Still a way to go before details are worked out on a range of issues. » Read full article

Canada’s tech sector a ‘major driver’ of growth: study

Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship says its study demonstrates a vibrant and diverse tech sector with plenty of potential. » Read full article
 
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Sept. 19-22, 2016
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Sept. 27, 2016
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