It’s a good-news-bad-news budget for manufacturing

When it comes to the manufacturing sector, Budget 2016 is both promising and disappointing. Its promise comes from a clear direction and a plan to achieve its aims. Its disappointment comes from a surprising lack of urgency in implementation.

Canada’s manufacturing sector has started 2016 on an upswing, profiting from a lower currency to boost its exports to the U.S. in particular, and posting record new levels of sales despite a sharp downturn in the petroleum sector.


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