Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) released the following statement regarding the shut down of the St. Lawrence Seaway as workers began a strike: “This labour dispute will have a major impact on our businesses. This is another interruption at the heart of the supply chain, and manufacturers are once again being held hostage. The seaway is a key economic artery for Quebec, Ontario and Eastern Canada. In 2022, about 36.3 million metric tons of cargo valued at $16.7 billion passed through the St. Lawrence Seaway’s infrastructure, generating a total of nearly $6 billion in economic activity and supporting over 42,000
KBC Tools & Machinery recently announced that it is the recipient of the A V Gauge & Fixture Inc. Supplier of the Year Award for 2022. This award recognizes a strategic supplier that has consistently demonstrated exemplary contract performance, innovation, collaboration and played a significant role in helping A V Gauge & Fixture Inc. reduce costs or achieve other strategic objectives. “Overall, A V Gauge & Fixture Inc.’s mandate is to supply the industry’s best quality solutions for the automotive sector. Achieving this mandate depends largely on the quality of the solutions you supply,” said Gerry Edmondson, purchasing supervisor of
ISTMA World is hosting the “Chinese Automotive Acceleration: A "Global New Norm"? Emerging Trends and Supply Chain Alignment webinar with support from its Global Partner GF+, on Oct. 26. Venkatramani Ramaswamy, Global Automotive Segment Manager from GF+, will be the keynote speaker. The automotive industry trends and what is changing in its supply chain will be the key topics of discussion. This ISTMA Webinar will take place via Zoom from 9 to 10:30 a.m. (EST). Registration is available here.
The Government of Ontario has announced new export programs including B2Bs with large buyers. See the event list below: BUYERS PROGRAMS July 23 to 25: B2B meetings for SEUS-CP Conference, St. John's, Newfoundland The Southeast U.S.-Canadian Provinces (SEUS-CP) Alliance 2023 conference in St. John’s will include a B2B program to connect company delegates with businesses that are seeking new suppliers of goods, services, and innovative technologies across the green and blue economies. Key areas include Transitioning to Clean Energy, Port Development for the 21st Century, Sustainable Transportation, Monitoring and Observation for Asset Protection. SEUS-CP was established in 2007 to
The government of Canada is offering virtual learning sessions for employers across Canada who want information on attracting, hiring and retaining global talent. The next event will take place on July 5 at 1 p.m. Attendees will learn about how Express Entry category-based selection works, including eligibility criteria and occupations for 2023 categories. Registration is available here.
All organizations in Ontario are required to comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). If your organization has 20 or more employees in Ontario, you are legally required to file an accessibility compliance report by Dec. 31, 2023. The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) is about identifying, removing, and preventing barriers to inclusion for people with disabilities. By working together, we can meet the goal of making Ontario accessible for everyone. Steps to reporting Don’t wait until the last minute. Get started on your accessibility compliance report today. Filing involves three simple