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Manufacturing vital sector of the Canadian economy

It will grow and prosper only if it is successful in offsetting its higher structural costs by offering differentiate and unique solutions to the markets and achieving high productivity in all aspects, from R&D to after-sale services.

The Canadian Academy of Engineering recently held a meeting to examine in a comprehensive manner the challenges that confront Canada’s manufacturing sector, the risks and opportunities stemming from the deployment of disruptive technologies and the rebalancing of global labour costs, and the paths public policies and firm practices must adopt to reap the full advantages of the new paradigm that will shape manufacturing in the future.  

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Manufacturing vital sector of the Canadian economy

It will grow and prosper only if it is successful in offsetting its higher structural costs by offering differentiate and unique solutions to the markets and achieving high productivity in all aspects, from R&D to after-sale services.

The Canadian Academy of Engineering recently held a meeting to examine in a comprehensive manner the challenges that confront Canada’s manufacturing sector, the risks and opportunities stemming from the deployment of disruptive technologies and the rebalancing of global labour costs, and the paths public policies and firm practices must adopt to reap the full advantages of the new paradigm that will shape manufacturing in the future.  

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, April 20, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Vickers honoured at Douglas C. Frith dinner April 2, 2015

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The Château Laurier Ballroom was packed on Tuesday, March 31 for the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians dinner.
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The evening began with RCMP Cpl. Craig Kennedy's rendition of O Canada.
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Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers was recognized as an honorary member of CAFP for his heroism as the Sergeant at Arms during the Oct. 22 shooting.
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Peter O'Brian, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett and Steve Paikin.
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Rob Nicholson and former Liberal MP Sue Barnes.
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Conservative MP Dean Allison.
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Kevin Vickers and Conservative MP Ray Boughen.
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International Union of Operating Engineers' Steven Schumann and Canadian Labour's Nathan Rotman.
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House Deputy Speaker Joe Comartin.
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Mary Dawson, Senator David Smith, and Sharon Sholzberg-Gray.
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Senator Art Eggleton and Conservative MP Earl Dreeshen.
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Independent MP Brent Rathgeber in conversation with TVO's Steve Paikin.
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Andrew Cardozo, Pearson Centre president.
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Conservative MP Jay Aspin and Kevin Vickers.
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Lobbyist Leo Duguay.
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TVO host and author Steve Paikin gave an impassioned speech on what he's learned about the allure of public life.

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