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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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Barrie/Midland and Area Quality and Production June Strategic Interest Group Session – Attendance Problems and Solutions

June 18, 2018 Stephanie Yakimishyn Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Owen Sound

In this the last Quality and Production SIG prior to our summer break, folks shared what they are doing regarding attendance problems and solutions. These are not nearly as “cut and dried” as they used to be!

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Barrie/Midland and Area IT Professionals June Strategic Interest Group Session - A Brief Summary

June 18, 2018 Stephanie Yakimishyn Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Owen Sound

This was the last IT SIG prior to the summer hiatus and it's amazing how much sharing and knowledge is crammed into the two hour time slot allotted for the session.

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