Month: June 2017

Staying Carbon Neutral at the Trillium Network

Across Ontario, manufacturers are doing their bit to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Actions range from installing energy-saving equipment to optimizing production processes and logistics. These efforts are good for the environment and often help the bottom line by reducing costs.   At the Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing, we decided to find out just …

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The Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing's 2nd Annual Report

The Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing’s Annual Report: Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Our Mission The Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the growth of Ontario manufacturing. Working with our partners, Trillium connects, convenes and collaborates with like-minded individuals and organizations to support the manufacturing sector. We use our network to connect partners to make …

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Canadian Manufacturing Sales Up 1.1% in April

Canadian sales rose 1.1 percent to a record high $54.4 billion (US$40.9 billion) in April, mainly due to higher sales in the petroleum and coal products, and primary metal industries. Sales were up in 13 of the 21 industries, representing 62 percent of Canadian manufacturing sales. Once the effects of price changes are taken into consideration, manufacturing sales volumes rose 0.5 percent in …

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CME: Labour Force Survey Analysis – May 2017

Employment surges ahead on full-time job creation, manufacturing growth After a flat performance in April, the Canadian labour market roared back to life in May, driven by exceptional full-time job gains, young Canadians, and a strong showing in the manufacturing sector. Overall, the Canadian economy added 54,500 net new jobs last month – an increase …

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