Category Archives: Manufacturing

How Ottawa’s financial aid package for Air Canada compares to the auto sector bailout

The federal government's blockbuster financial aid plan for Air Canada amid the COVID-19 pandemic shares similarities — and stark differences — with its contribution to the bailout of two Detroit automakers during the global financial crisis more than ...

How Ottawa’s financial aid package for Air Canada compares to the auto sector bailout

The federal government's blockbuster financial aid plan for Air Canada amid the COVID-19 pandemic shares similarities — and stark differences — with its contribution to the bailout of two Detroit automakers during the global financial crisis more than ...

How Ottawa’s financial aid package for Air Canada compares to the auto sector bailout

The federal government's blockbuster financial aid plan for Air Canada amid the COVID-19 pandemic shares similarities — and stark differences — with its contribution to the bailout of two Detroit automakers during the global financial crisis more than ...

How Ottawa’s financial aid package for Air Canada compares to the auto sector bailout

The federal government's blockbuster financial aid plan for Air Canada amid the COVID-19 pandemic shares similarities — and stark differences — with its contribution to the bailout of two Detroit automakers during the global financial crisis more than ...

Boeing sues subcontractor over work on Air Force One planes

FORT WORTH, Texas — Boeing is suing a subcontractor it hired for work on new Air Force One planes used to carry the president, saying the company ran into financial problems and missed deadlines. The aircraft maker said the subcontractor's problems

N95 masks start rolling off Ontario assembly line with aim to ensure domestic supply

OTTAWA — The federal and Ontario governments are hailing the first N95 masks to roll off a domestic assembly line as a step toward better pandemic protection for Canada now and into the future. The masks are being produced by 3M

Navy submarine suffered long-term damage to ballast tank from errant test: Report

OTTAWA — An internal Defence Department report has pulled back the curtain on the damage caused by an errant test on one of Canada’s four submarines last year, suggesting some of the damage is permanent and could continue to pose

No plans to change warships despite PBO cost warning, top official says

OTTAWA — Canada’s top military procurement official says there are no plans to change directions on the construction of a fleet of new Navy warships despite a recent warning about escalating costs from Parliament’s budget watchdog. In an exclusive inte...

Canada on track to pick new fighter jet next year despite COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canada's top military procurement official says he is optimistic the federal government will finally end its decade-long search for a new fighter jet for the Royal Canadian Air Force next year despite challenges and delays from the pandemic. T...

‘It’s time to move on’: Martinrea executives call for end to travel restrictions

TORONTO — Frustrations stemming from COVID-19 travel restrictions boiled over during a conference call Thursday when top executives at auto parts manufacturer Martinrea derided the health measures, saying it's "time to move on" and recognize the "good ...