2022 SPEECH FROM THE THRONE: MANUFACTURING AT THE CORE OF ONTARIO’S ECONOMIC AGENDA

Toronto, August 9, 2022 – Today’s Speech from the Throne placed manufacturing at the core of the ...

SOARING RAW MATERIAL COSTS CAUSING PAIN FOR CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS

Ottawa, July 13, 2022 – Today’s 100-basis-point rate hike from the Bank of Canada is aimed at quelling ...

MANUFACTURERS URGE CREATION OF A NET ZERO INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY

Ottawa, June 23, 2022 – A new report by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) provides detailed ...

Single-Use Plastics Ban Will Hurt Canadian Manufacturing Jobs

Ottawa, June 20, 2022 – The federal government detailed its plans to ban the import and manufacture of ...

MANUFACTURING RECOVERY HELD BACK BY SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTIONS AND LABOUR SHORTAGES

A new forecast by CME shows the sector is contributing to Canada’s post-pandemic economic recovery.

Bold action needed to support Canadian manufacturers

CME is calling on the federal government to provide temporary financial relief to companies impacted by supply ...

2022 PROVINCIAL BUDGET: CME APPLAUDS COMMITMENT TO ESTABLISH A MANUFACTURING STRATEGY

CME welcomes the commitment in Ontario’s 2022 Budget to work side by side with the manufacturing sector to ...

ONTARIO INVESTS IN MANUFACTURING SECTOR TO DRIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH

CME is pleased to extend its service offerings to Ontario’s manufacturing sector through complimentary training ...

PLATFORM FOR PROSPERITY: ONTARIO MANUFACTURERS CALL FOR A CONCRETE PLAN TO ADVANCE THE SECTOR

CME today released its Ontario Manufacturers’ Platform for Prosperity, outlining a provincial strategy to restore

2022 FEDERAL BUDGET: MANUFACTURERS WELCOME MEASURES TO STIMULATE INNOVATION AND INVESTMENT AND STRENGTHEN SUPPLY CHAINS

CME welcomes initiatives announced in Budget 2022 to stimulate innovation and investment and to ensure more ...

CME OPPOSES NEW LEGISLATION TO REMOVE THE SECRET BALLOT VOTE FROM UNION CERTIFICATION PROCESS

CME is concerned that removing the secret ballot vote from union certification will expose the process to ...

TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKERS: CME WELCOMES THE NEW ROAD MAP

CME welcomes the announcement of the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program Workforce Solutions Road Map by ...

CANADIAN AND BRITISH MANUFACTURERS WELCOME LAUNCH OF CANADA-UK FREE TRADE AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS

CME and Make UK welcome the launch of new negotiations for an enhanced and comprehensive free trade agreement ...

Manufacturers Need the CP Rail Labour Disruption to End Now

CME is calling on Canada Pacific Railway and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference to come to an immediate ...

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INVESTS IN MANUFACTURING SECTOR TO DRIVE ECONOMIC RECOVERY

CME launches the Manufacturing Accelerator Program (or MAP initiative), designed to help Manitoba’s manufacturers

CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS CALL ON ALL SIDES TO AVOID LABOUR DISRUPTION AT CP RAIL

The Canadian Manufacturing Coalition today issued the following statement on the looming labour disruption at CP ...

Manufacturing Survey: Nine Out of 10 Manufacturers Experiencing Supply Chain Disruptions

A new member survey by CME shows that nine out of 10 Canadian manufacturers are encountering supply chain ...

Celebrating Women in Canadian Manufacturing – CME’s 5th Annual Women in Manufacturing Success Forum

Today marks the first day of the 5th Annual Women in Manufacturing Success Forum organized by ...

CME Welcomes Easing of Border Testing Requirements

CME welcomes the federal government’s plan to eliminate the PCR testing requirements by February 28, ...

Emergency Meeting Held with Minister Omar Alghabra on Border Blockades

CME hosted an emergency roundtable meeting between CME member manufacturers and the Minister of Transport, Omar ...

Voices of Canadian Industry Call to Action on Border Blockades

A group of leading business trade associations issued a statement on blockades affecting key trade corridors and ...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters calls for reopening of Coutts border crossing

CME is calling for the government to bring an immediate end to the trucker blockade at the Canada-U.S. border ...

Canadian Manufacturers Call for Swift and Sustained Action at National Supply Chain Summit

CME Monday called on the federal government to immediately speed up immigration to address severe labour ...

MANUFACTURERS MEET WITH GOVERNMENT ON SUPPLY CHAIN ISSUES

The Canadian Manufacturing Coalition (CMC) today met with Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, stressing

Trucking Crisis Looms: Manufacturers Call on Canada and US to Delay Trucker Vaccine Mandates

CME is calling on the Canadian and United States governments to delay vaccine mandates for cross-border ...

MANUFACTURERS: FALL ECONOMIC STATEMENT MUST ADDRESS SUPPLY CHAINS, TRADE, AND LABOUR ISSUES

CME is calling on Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to propose a comprehensive plan to address major challenges ...

ELISE MAHEU BECOMES CHAIR OF CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS AND EXPORTERS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CME announces that Elise Maheu, VP of Government Affairs and Markets, 3M Company (Canada) has become chair of our ...

MANUFACTURING SURVEY: LABOUR SHORTAGES AND SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTIONS CONSTRAIN RECOVERY

CME today released the results of their national business outlook survey of manufacturing companies.

CANADIAN INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY MUST BE PART OF SPEECH FROM THE THRONE

Ahead of tomorrow’s speech from the throne, CME is calling on the federal government to adopt a national ...

CANADA MUST STAND TOUGH AGAINST BUY AMERICAN

CME is calling on PM Trudeau and Canadian officials to press President Joe Biden for exemptions for Canadian ...

CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS & EXPORTERS (CME) WELCOME COMMITMENTS IN ONTARIO’S 2021 FALL ECONOMIC STATEMENT TO DRIVE GROWTH IN ONTARIO’S MANUFACTURING SECTOR

CME issued the following statement in response to the Government of Ontario’s 2021 Fall Economic ...

MANUFACTURERS READY TO HELP CANADA ACHIEVE ITS CLIMATE GOALS, BUT NEED STRONG PARTNER IN GOVERNMENT

CME today issued the following statement following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s speech at the COP26 summit in ...

INTRODUCING THE RETRAIN MANITOBA GRANT PROGRAM

CME introduces a brand-new grant program, Retrain Manitoba, an initiative of the Province of Manitoba.

Manufacturers Worried by Growing “Buy American” Threat: Urge Strong Canadian Response

CME today issued the following statement on the growing “Buy American” protectionist threat to Canadian ...

NEW CABINET: MANUFACTURERS CONGRATULATE FEDERAL MINISTERS

CME congratulates the new cabinet and looks forward to working with new ministers on Canadian manufacturers’ ...

VÉRONIQUE PROULX NAMED ONE OF CANADA’S TOP 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN

Véronique Proulx, SVP Communications & Marketing at CME, and Lead for MEQ, has been named to WXN's Top 100 ...

FEDERAL ELECTION: MANUFACTURERS CONGRATULATE LIBERAL PARTY OF CANADA, RESTATE PRIORITIES

CME urges the new government, armed with a fresh mandate, to prioritize the manufacturing sector, and cement its ...

MANUFACTURERS IN FAVOUR OF A VACCINE PASSPORT: EASING OF RESTRICTIONS IS REQUESTED FOR FULLY VACCINATED EMPLOYEES

A survey conducted by CME shows that more than two out of three Canadian manufacturers (69%) support the use of a ...

MANUFACTURERS CALL FOR A CONCRETE PLAN FOR THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY

CME unveils its platform for the 2021 federal election today, which outlines a national strategy to restore ...

Canadian Businesses need a clear-cut exemption to Buy American Policy

CME is concerned that new details of the US Buy American policy will hurt Canadian manufacturers. ...

The Canadian Economy Cannot Afford Another Trade Disruption

CME issues a statement in reaction to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers’ imminent strike ...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Disappointed with Government’s Border Announcement

In reaction to Canada’s border reopening plan, CME is asking the government to remove all restrictions for ...

Millions at Stake: CME Is Asking for a Plan to Reopen Borders

CME is calling on the federal government to present a plan to reopen the borders ...

CME Fully Supports Push for a Grocery Supply Code of Practice for Canada

CME believes that Canada urgently needs to ensure fairness in commercial dealings between large grocery retailers ...

CME WELCOMES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S PLAN TO INCREASE CANADA’S RAPID TESTING CAPACITIES

CME welcomes the federal government’s decision to increase Canada’s rapid testing capacities.

CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS & EXPORTERS URGES ALL PARTIES TO SUPPORT PORT OF MONTREAL BACK TO WORK LEGISLATION

Ottawa, April 27, 2021 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) commends Minister Tassi and the federa

Manufacturers worried about the integrity of Ontario’s supply chain

Ottawa, April 20, 2021 – Statement on behalf of the President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & ...

Federal Budget 2021: Manufacturers applaud, yet hoped for more

Ottawa, April 19, 2021 – Over the past year the role and importance of the manufacturing sector has been on ...

CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS AND EXPORTERS REITERATE THAT THEY CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THE VACCINATION EFFORTS

Ottawa, April 16, 2021 – Statement on behalf of the President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & ...

Federal Budget: An Opportunity to Strengthen our Canadian Manufacturing Sector

Ottawa, April 14, 2021 – As Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, is set to ...

CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS & EXPORTERS URGES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO INTERVENE IN PORT OF MONTREAL LABOUR DISPUTE TO AVOID ECONOMIC SHUTDOWNS

Toronto, April 12, 2021 – The Port of Montreal’s longshoremen have announced that they will start a ...

CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS & EXPORTERS CALL FOR PRIORITY VACCINATION OF ESSENTIAL MANUFACTURING WORKERS IN ONTARIO

Toronto, April 7, 2021 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) expresses deep concern over the recent ...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Welcomes Supports in Ontario’s 2021 Budget to Drive Growth in Ontario’s Manufacturing Sector

Toronto, March 24, 2021 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes supports in Ontario’s 2021 ...

Last day of the Annual Women in Manufacturing Success Forum: Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters calls for government action to increase women’s presence in the manufacturing sector

Ottawa, March 12, 2021 – Today concludes the 4th Annual Women in Manufacturing Success Forum organized by ...

Economic recovery: We must include women in the manufacturing sector, says Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Ottawa, March 8, 2021 – As today marks the start of the 4th Annual Women in Manufacturing Success Forum ...

BIDEN INAUGURATION: CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS & EXPORTERS CONCERNED BY INCREASED US PROTECTIONISM AND PLANS TO CANCEL KEYSTONE XL

Ottawa, January 18, 2021 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is urging the federal government to ...

CME congratulates newly appointed cabinet ministers

Ottawa, January 12, 2021 – On behalf of Canada’s 90,000 manufacturers and the 1.7 million Canadians ...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Applauds Maintaining Manufacturing Operations & Expansion of Rapid Testing

Toronto, January 12, 2021 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes today’s announcement by t

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Welcomes Three New Board Members

TORONTO, ON, Dec. 18, 2020 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is happy to announce the ...

CME Calls for Additional Measures to Meet Climate Goals and Drive Business and Environment Competitiveness

OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 11, 2020 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes a number of measures ...

CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS & EXPORTERS APPLAUDS CANADA INDUSTRY STRATEGY COUNCIL REPORT

OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 11, 2020 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) commends the federal government for ...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters proud to join the 50 – 30 Challenge

OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 10, 2020 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) joined the 50 – 30 Challenge ...

CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS & EXPORTERS RELEASES 2020 MANAGEMENT ISSUES SURVEY AT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 2, 2020 – The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters biennial Management Issues Survey, ...

STATEMENT FROM CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS & EXPORTERS ON FISCAL UPDATE

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 30, 2020 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes the $100 billion stimulus ...

Biden Clinches American Presidency: What Impact Will it Have on Canada’s Manufacturers?

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 7, 2020 – With Joe Biden winning the US presidential election, Canadian Manufacturers & ...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters: Government Assistance to Help SMEs Go Online is a Great First Step, but More Measures Needed to Grow Companies and Boost Exports

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 3, 2020 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes the announcement made today ...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters on Immigration Plan: Increase Welcomed But Insufficient to Meet Manufacturing Workforce Needs

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 30, 2020 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) applauds the increase to ...

The Government of Ontario, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), and BlackBerry Partner on Ontario’s Economic Recovery

The Government of Ontario, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), and BlackBerry today announced a partnersh

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Welcomes New Rent Relief and Extension to CEWS and CEBA

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 10, 2020 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes the new federal support ...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Statement in Response to Federal Government’s Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastics

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 7, 2020 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters President and CEO Dennis Darby issued the ...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters welcome much-needed federal investments in infrastructure, small- and medium-size businesses

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 2, 2020 – Dennis Darby, President & CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) ...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters welcome commitments to support manufacturing, women in the workforce, but look forward to more details on how all parts of industry can take part in the recovery

Ottawa, Ont., September 24, 2020 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters President and CEO Dennis Darby issued ...

Fiscal Update: More measures needed for manufacturers to lead recovery

OTTAWA (July 8, 2020) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) takes note of the fiscal economic update ...

Canadian Manufacturers Welcome CUSMA Implementation

OTTAWA, (July 1, 2020) — Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) congratulates Canada, the United States ...

Manufacturing Can Lead Canada’s Economic Recovery

OTTAWA (June 22, 2020) – CME released today “Manufacturing our Future” a three-phased strategy to ...

Manufacturing Sector to Have a Strong Voice on Federal Economic Recovery Advisory Committees

OTTAWA (June 8, 2020) — Over the last weeks, the federal government has put in place a number of business ...

Economic Recovery: Worker Health and Safety a Priority

OTTAWA (MAY 27, 2020) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and leading Canadian manufacturers from ...

CME Alberta Advisory Board adds three new members

EDMONTON (May 26, 2020) — Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is pleased to announce the addition ...

MEDIA ADVISORY: ECONOMIC RECOVERY: THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19; KEEPING WORKERS SAFE AND WHAT’S NEXT

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and leading Canadian manufacturers from across the country will share ...

Study shows COVID-19 economic impact on the Canadian manufacturing sector

TORONTO (May 25, 2020) – A new Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) survey of 320 manufacturers across ...

CME welcomes new support program for large employers; more needed

OTTAWA (May 11, 2020) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes the Large Employer Emergency ...

CME congratulates the Ontario government for taking steps to reduce electricity prices

TORONTO (MAY 1, 2020) – Manufacturers welcome the Government of Ontario’s decision to defer a portion of ...

Rent subsidies: CME calls for relief measures that cover manufacturers

OTTAWA (APRIL 24, 2020) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is encouraged by the announcement of ...

CME very encouraged by enhancements to CEWS

OTTAWA (April 8, 2020) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes the changes to the Canada ...

CME encouraged by the CEWS; flags challenges with wait time, eligibility

OTTAWA (April 8, 2020) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters applauds the government for taking swift and ...

CME: $71B Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy a lifeline for businesses amidst COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA (APRIL 1, 2020) – CME welcomes the federal government’s historic $71 billion investment in the new ...

CME APPLAUDS FEDERAL MEASURES TO HELP ALL BUSINESSES

OTTAWA (March 30, 2020) – CME welcomes the extension of wage subsidies to all employers announced today that ...

CME applauds federal measures to help small businesses

OTTAWA (March 27, 2020) – CME welcomes the new measures announced today to help manufacturers stay in ...

COVID-19 and rail blockades signal worst year for manufacturers since 2008 – CME releases economic outlook report

OTTAWA (March 27, 2020) – A new report by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters details the effects of the ...

CME congratulates Ontario Government strong action to support businesses in Fiscal Update; more is needed

TORONTO (March 25, 2020) — CME welcomes the Government of Ontario’s fiscal update released today which ...

CME urges government to adopt direct wage subsidies through employers in response to COVID-19 outbreak, EI system overload

OTTAWA (March 25, 2020) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters is calling on the government to provide ...

Manufacturers and suppliers are essential businesses: CME calls for clarity and further government support

TORONTO (March 23, 2020) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters accepts the necessity of the 14-days ...

Canada’s Leading Business Organizations Call on Government to Protect Jobs and Postpone Non-Essential New Measures

OTTAWA (March 21, 2020) – Four of Canada’s leading business organizations are calling on governments to ...

COVID-19: CME welcomes industrial strategy to ramp up medical device production

OTTAWA (March 20, 2020) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) applauds the government’s industrial

Auto manufacturers to temporarily close North American factories

TORONTO (March 18, 2020) — Auto manufacturers announced today they will temporarily close their production ...

CME: Federal government measures for business good first step; more action needed

OTTAWA (March 18, 2020) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes the announcement today by ...

CME encouraged Canadian borders to remain open to trade, calls for more relief for businesses and workers

OTTAWA (March 16, 2020) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes the extraordinary efforts of the ...

CME welcomes support for Canadian financial system; recommends further stimulus action

OTTAWA (March 14, 2020) – CME applauds Finance Minister Morneau’s announcement of the creation of a $10 ...

CME: COVID-19 aid good first step; manufacturers need targeted relief

OTTAWA (March 11, 2020) – The federal government announced today measures to respond to COVID-19. While the ...

Equipping southern Ontario manufacturers to increase productivity and competitiveness

OTTAWA (March, 2020) –Manufacturing is the backbone of many communities across southern Ontario. Advancements

COVID-19, Rail Bockades: Hits to the Canadian Economy Keep Coming

OTTAWA (March 03, 2019) – February was devasting for Canadian manufacturers and the economy. The rail ...

Canadian business associations recognize progress and warn of ongoing economic impacts of rail blockades

OTTAWA (February 24, 2020) – Today, several dozen industry associations met to exchange information about the ...

CME Disappointed with Frontier Project Cancelation

OTTAWA (February 24, 2020) – Manufacturers across Canada are disappointed Teck Frontier oil sand mine project ...

CME & ECCC Partner to Help Manufacturers Improve their Bottom Line

TORONTO (February 13, 2020) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and Environment and Climate Change ...

CME Concerned about Economic Impacts of Railway Blockade

OTTAWA (February 11, 2019) — Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) is urging federal and provincial ...

Business groups call for economic growth plan in Budget 2020

OTTAWA  (February 6, 2020) – Five of Canada’s leading business organizations are calling on Ottawa to ensure ...

Girls Guides participate to plant tour

LETHBRIDGE, AB (January, 31, 2019) – Girl Guides between the age of 9 and 12 participated today to a tour of the ...

MANUFACTURERS CONGRATULATE US CONGRESS ON PASSAGE OF CUSMA

OTTAWA, (January 17, 2020) — Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) congratulates the United States Senate ...

Manufacturers applaud Canadian government efforts to finalize CUSMA

OTTAWA, (December 10, 2019) — Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) congratulates the Canadian Governm

Speech from the Throne: Economic Growth a Key Priority

Ottawa (December 5. 2019) — Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters is pleased the government recognized in ...

Low Investments in New Technology Slowing Down Manufacturers’ Productivity

TORONTO (December 3, 2019) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) released today “Industry 4.0 and ...

Saskatoon’s Crestline Coach awarded Manufacturer of the Year

REGINA (November 26, 2019) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) have awarded Saskatoon-based Crestline

SOME ONTARIO MANUFACTURERS PAY UP TO 75% MORE FOR ELECTRICITY THAN US COUNTERPARTS

TORONTO (November 26, 2019) — London Economics International (LEI) released a report today highlighting the ...

NL Manufacturers Inspired to Scale up!

ST JOHN’S (November 21, 2019) – Over 150 manufacturers for across Newfoundland and Labrador congregated today ...

CME CONGRATULATES NEWLY APPOINTED CABINET MINISTERS

OTTAWA (November 20, 2019) – On behalf for Canada’s 90,000 manufacturers and the 1.7 million Canadians ...

CME now Certified a Great Place to Work®

OTTAWA (November 2019) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is proud to announce that it has been ...

CME launches the Manufacturing and Processing Safety Sector Council

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) is creating the Manufacturing and Processing Safety Sector Council (MPSS

Plant tour encourages women to learn about manufacturing careers

One hundred young women aged 14 and 15 visited today the Algoma Steel and Tenaris’s AlgomaTubes plants as part ...

CME congratulates Liberal Party on election win

Dennis Darby, President & CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters issued today the following statement ...

Recipients of the 2019 Women in Manufacturing Scholarship announced at CME’s Annual Manufacturing Conference

OTTAWA (October 17, 2019)– Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and Fiera Foods proudly announced the

MANUFACTURERS RING THE ALARM ON LABOUR & SKILL SHORTAGES

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) released a report today on labour & skills shortages, which ...

Manufacturers urge leaders to start addressing economic growth

Ahead of the English leaders debate tonight, Canadian manufacturers are concerned that so far this election, there ...

Canadian manufacturers’ low productivity affects their competitiveness

OTTAWA (October 1, 2019) – Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) asks all federal parties to commit to ...

Ontario manufacturers welcome cost-saving WSIB reforms 

TORONTO (September 24, 2019) — Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) congratulates the Government of O

CME: Growing the economy through the manufacturing sector will make Canadians better off

OTTAWA (September 23, 2019) – Manufacturing jobs offer rewarding, stable and full-time employment to 1.7 ...

CME urges political parties to act on increasing manufacturers competitiveness

OTTAWA (September 11, 2019) — As political parties officially begin their campaign today, manufacturers are ...

A VICTORY FOR CANADIAN SOFTWOOD LUMBER PRODUCERS

OTTAWA (September 4, 2019) — Canadian Manufacturers applaud the decision of the NAFTA Panel that ruled that ...

CME Calls for Political Parties to Act on Labour Shortages

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) released today its list of 10 key recommendations to accelerate the ...

CME: Clean Fuel Standards miss the mark

OTTAWA (August 8, 2019) — CME recently released a submission on the Clean Fuel Standards (CFS) highlighting ...

CME Corporate Office moving to Downtown Toronto

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters’ (CME) is relocating its corporate office and Ontario divisional offic

CME SUPPORTS INDUSTRY-LED BLUE BIN PROGRAM

TORONTO (August 15, 2019) — Manufacturers support the Government of Ontario’s intention for industry to ...

CME calls for Uninterrupted Access to UK Markets

Dennis Darby, President & CEO issued today the following statement with regards to Canada’s trade ...

CME Responds to Review of Workers Compensation in BC

VANCOUVER (July 25, 2019) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) signed July 19 a submission to the ...

CME releases new study on innovation in Atlantic Canada’s manufacturing sector

HALIFAX (July 24, 2019) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) released today “Unlocking Atlantic C

Canadian Businesses Respond to MPs Foreign Lobbying Against CETA

OTTAWA (July 17, 2019) — The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Business Council of Canada and Canadian ...

CME calls for Reciprocity in Government Procurement Practices

OTTAWA (July 16, 2019) — Dennis Darby, President & CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)  ...

CME URGES PREMIERS TO BREAK DOWN INTERNAL TRADE BARRIERS

OTTAWA (July 9, 2019) – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is pleased Canada’s Premiers are meeting ...

OBPS / CFS updates problematic for manufacturers’ competitiveness

OTTAWA (July 2, 2019) – Dennis Darby, President & CEO issued the following statement with regards to ...

Goldeyes Supporting Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Scholarship Fund

WINNIPEG (June 18, 2019) — In celebration of 100 years of support for Manufacturing in Manitoba, the ...

CME congratulates government on TMX Approval

OTTAWA (June 18, 2019) — Dennis Darby, president & CEO of Canadian Manufactuers & Exporters (CME) ...

CME concerned with Bill C-69 Senate amendments rejection

OTTAWA (June 12, 2019) – Dennis Darby, President & CEO, issued, today,  the following statement with ...

CME welcomes Spring Red-Tape Reduction Bill

Dennis Darby, President and CEO of CME issued the following statement with regards to the red-tape reduction ...

CME, CAODC and CAPP call for Parliamentarians to pass Bill C-69 as amended

OTTAWA (June 03, 2019) – Parliamentarians need to support Bill C-69, as it was amended by the Senate ...

CME Welcomes Revenue Recycling Mechanism for SMEs

Manufacturers are pleased the government put in place a framework to re-invest carbon tax revenues for SMEs  in ...

OCC, CME & Tenaris Call for Changes to Federal Bill C-69

(Toronto – May 15, 2019) – Today, Dennis Darby, CEO of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, Dave ...

BC Labour Legislation Update

Proposed legislative changes to the labour law were introduced by the provincial government earlier this week that ...

CME congratulates UCP on election win

EDMONTON (April 17, 2019) — Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) congratulates Premier-Designate Jaso

Manufacturers Applaud Government Action to Boost Investment and Reduce Cost

TORONTO (April 11, 2019) – The 2019 Ontario Budget was another step forward for this government in addressing ...

CME submission on Employment Standards Act

Balanced and flexible employment standards legislation allows our already challenged manufacturers to remain compet

CME SUPPORTS CANADIAN GOVERNMENT INVESTMENTS IN SKILLS & STUDENTS BUT MORE NEEDED TO ADDRESS BUSINESS COMPETITIVENESS CHALLENGES

(OTTAWA, MARCH 19, 2018) – Dennis Darby, President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) ...

PRESIDENT AND CEO OF CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS AND EXPORTERS AVAILABLE FOR MEDIA COMMENTS ON THE UNVEILING OF THE 2019 FEDERAL BUDGET

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Dennis Darby, President and CEO of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME), will be ...

HELPING MANUFACTURERS GROW! CME RELEASES OPEN SOURCE TOOLS TO ATTRACT AND RETAIN MORE WOMEN

Kitchener, ON (March 6, 2019) – Rhonda Barnet, President & COO of Steelworks Design and CME Women in ...

CME ADVOCATES FOR AMENDMENTS TO BILL C-69

OTTAWA (February 21, 2019) — At a Senate Committee hearing today, CME highlighted Bill C-69, as written, ...

ONTARIO PLAN TO SCALE UP AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR ANSWERS MANUFACTURERS’ ASKS

Dennis Darby, President & CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exports issued today the following statement ...

Visionary leaders and innovators among CME Manitoba award recipients

January 14, 2019 – Three local business leaders and two Manitoba organizations will receive this year’s ...

CME LAUNCHES INDUSTRIE 2030 ONTARIO

TORONTO (December 03, 2018) – Dennis Darby, President & CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exports issued ...

CME Calls for Continued Balance in the BC Labour Code

Andrew Wynn-Williams, Divisional Vice President of CME for British Columbia released today the following statement ...

CME congratulates government on signing new NAFTA agreement

Dennis Darby, President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) released the following statement ...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) hosted the CME Trade Summit 2018

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) hosted the CME Trade Summit 2018. Over 115 delegates from across ...

CME APPRECIATES INITIAL COMMITMENTS IN MADE-IN-ONTARIO ENVIRONMENT PLAN

Dennis Darby, President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) released the following statement ...

CME CONGRATULATES CANADIAN GOVERNMENT FOR STEPS TO SUPPORT MANUFACTURING COMPETITIVENESS IN FALL ECONOMIC STATEMENT

Dennis Darby, President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) released the following statement ...

CME WELCOMES OPEN FOR BUSINESS COMMITMENTS IN FALL ECONOMIC STATEMENT

Dennis Darby, President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) released the following statement ...

CME announces the We Can Do It! campaign, and the recipients of the Women in Manufacturing Scholarship.

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), today launched  the We Can Do It!  which aims to  increase female ...

CME report identifies skills shortages and business competitiveness as manufacturers’ top challenges

CME issued today its biannual Management Issues Survey (MIS), a robust report that takes the pulse of the ...

CME unveils new brand, releases updated website at Annual General Meeting & Manufacturing Conference

Dennis Darby, President & CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters stated: “After several months of work

Employment Insurance Rates

On September 13, 2018, the Canada Employment Insurance Commission (CEIC) announced that the 2019 EI premium rate ...

Canada’s Economic Strategy Tables Report

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes the release of Canada’s Economic Strategy Tables Report, a ...

Workplace Safety & Insurance Board acts on CME’s recommendation to eliminate of unfunded liability

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) applauds the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) for moving ...

CME launches Fuelling Canada’s Future

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) has launched Fuelling Canada’s Future, an initiative developed in re

Canada’s Economic Strategy Tables Report echoes CME’s Industrie 2030 recommendations

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes the release of Canada’s Economic Strategy Tables Report, a ...

CME receives new federal funding will help more women enter the manufacturing sector

The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, today announced that Canadian Manufacturers & ...

CME and Fiera Foods Announce New Scholarship Awards for Women in Manufacturing

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is pleased to announce the establishment of a scholarship awards ...

CME launches 2018 Management Issue Survey

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and the Canadian Manufacturing Coalition, and our partners Food & ...

Are You the Next Private Business Growth Award Winner?

Step into the spotlight and celebrate your success. It’s easy to apply, or to nominate a business. Visit ...

Canadian manufacturers urge federal government action on pipeline development

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), is calling on the federal government to immediately take action on ...

CME works to improve female representation in the manufacturing sector with Canada’s first Women in Manufacturing Success Forum on International Women’s Day

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is proud to host today the first Women in Manufacturing (WIM) Success ...

CME welcomes advanced manufacturing innovation supercluster announcement

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is pleased Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)

CME kicks off SR&ED reforms advocacy efforts with successful day in Ottawa

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) representatives today met with government officials in Ottawa in the ...

SURVEY: Help boost Canada’s innovation performance by answering this short survey!

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and BDO Canada are seeking your help to better understand businesses ...

CME presents action plan to encourage more women to join manufacturing workforce at House of Commons Committee

Remarks : House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women (FEWO) Mike Holden, Chief Economist, Canadian ...

Canada’s manufacturers conclude successful annual meeting

Canada’s manufacturers met this week in Ottawa to set an agenda for sustained growth and innovation in one of ...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters statement on innovation superclusters

President & CEO Dennis Darby: “Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters is encouraged to see the Government of ...

CME & BDC join forces to encourage women to pursue careers in manufacturing

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) are pleased to announce ...

Call for Nominations – National Board of Directors, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Help be part of a national effort to define the new face of manufacturing for Canada. Canadian Manufacturers & ...

CME Survey: Women in Manufacturing. Have your Say

Help Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and our partners support, promote and inspire women to pursue ...

House of Commons Committee recommends manufacturing strategy based on CME’s Industrie 2030

Last week the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology released its study and report ...

CME welcomes the Government of Canada’s $8.9 million investment in additive manufacturing

The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business ...

CME: Workplace Review Recommendations would impact jobs

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is concerned that the cumulative cost of the proposed Workplace ...

CME concerned with easing of Canadian content requirement trend in public transit

Although the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters cannot question the bidding process, we are disappointed with ...

Ontario moves forward with skills training initiatives championed by CME

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes the investments that will strengthen Ontario manufacturing se

CME Survey: What are your NAFTA Priorities? / Sondage MEC: Quelles sont vos priorités pour l’ALÉNA?

(Le français suit) Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) in partnership with the Canadian Manufacturing Coa

Concern with the rise of “Buy Local” policies in the United States

We understand there remains a great deal of uncertainty and many questions over what may happen with “Buy ...

Canadian Manufacturers Applaud Government Action to Support Advanced Manufacturing

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, the voice of over 10,000 leading manufacturers and exporters, is encouraged

Women in Manufacturing Critical to Canada’s Competitiveness

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is launching a Women in Manufacturing Working Group on the eve of ...

Coordinated national action on skills development essential for economic growth

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) along with its strategic partners, today released Building a Strong ...

Manufacturers call on Federal Government to Ramp up Innovation/Commercialization in Budget

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) along with its strategic partners, today released Fostering Innovation

Manufacturers Must Accelerate the Adoption of Advanced Technologies

Canadian Manufactures & Exporters (CME) along with its strategic partners, today released Accelerating Adoption

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Applaud Trump Administration’s Keystone XL Approval

Canadian Manufactures & Exporters (CME), Canada’s leading trade and industry association and the voice of

Manufacturers and Exporters Announce New Association Leadership

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), Canada’s largest and most influential industry and trade associ

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