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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.  

  

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Thursday, August 28, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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