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Making Essential Skills Training Profitable, Part 1 – Introduction

June 25, 2018 JP Giroux The Learning Centre

In total, 10 case studies are being performed with employers of all sizes, from all manufacturing sub-sectors and Canadian regions. To date, three (all connected to EMC network) have undergone sufficient analysis to deliver significant initial results: MW Canada, Canplas, and Advanced Precision. Altogether, they display a variety of business and organizational needs, operate in very different sectors, and their infrastructures and human resources differ considerably

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NB – PEI: Labor & Employment law / Worksafe & Compensation highlight June Discussions

June 25, 2018 Joan Richard New Brunswick & PEI

June was the month for update discussions regarding Labor & Employment Law as well as Worksafe & compensation issues for NB & PEI manufacturers. The landscape for employers is changing at a fast pace and it is critical to be aware of areas around compliance.

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Event Summary: Next Generation Manufacturing Seminar

June 22, 2018 Bren de Leeuw Food & Beverage

Automation, innovation, Next Generation Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things...

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Legalization of marijuana, set to take effect by October 17, 2018

June 21, 2018 Siskinds Industry News and Events

Canadian employers should be ready for the legalization of marijuana, set to take effect by October 17, 2018. The Senate voted to pass the Liberal government’s Bill C-45 on June 19, 2018 and today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the October 17, 2018 date, which allows the provinces and territories some time to implement distribution and sale laws.

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Automotive Supplier Competitiveness Improvement Program: 2018 Intakes

June 20, 2018 Mentor Works EMC Member Services

The Automotive Supplier Competitiveness Improvement Program (ASCIP) is an Ontario government funding program that supports automotive manufacturing technology adoption projects. Through ASCIP funding, automotive suppliers can access Ontario business grants to offset a portion of costs related to hardware and software upgrades. Upon completing an ASCIP-funded project, automotive manufacturers will be more productive and globally competitive than previously possible.

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