Among the general population, the elderly are the most susceptible to the novel coronavirus. In the business world, it’s the young, small start-ups, often with limited access to credit and government financial help, that are most at risk of going under. Some have shifted gears to make medical parts just to stay afloat.
The Ottawa-based Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance says some startup tech companies that focus on autonomous and electric vehicles, fuel cells and batteries might not qualify for current relief because they haven't shown profit, yet.
The robotic arm display, in which camera-controlled mechanical arms dip and whirl alongside human employees working on partially finished Civics, is bound to attract attention at the Canadian International AutoShow. The automaker wants to understand the benefits of machine-human partnerships in manufacturing.
Supported by $8 million in federal funding, the network will install 160 level 3 "fast chargers" at 73 locations across the province. The stations will be less than 100 kilometres apart on average, providing reassurance to EV owners who now must rely on a patchwork of charging stations largely concentrated in urban areas.
The electric I-Pace becomes the first vehicle in the 36-year history of the Automobile Journalists of Canada awards program to win back-to-back Utility-of-the-Year Awards. The 2020 Mazda3 is the latest generation of Mazda's compact stalwart.
Canadian Automobile Dealers Association economist Oumar Dicko has calculated the tax, which would raise $600 million a year, will target more than 92 models and directly affect 30,000 annual sales. It's been nearly two months since the federal election and the Throne Speech has been delivered, but there's no sign the Liberals will back down on the proposal.
Canada’s siding with California when it comes to stricter emissions standards may make environmental sense, but industry officials say it could jeopardize trade and make the country an outcast in the eyes of the U.S. government.
New Brunswick will no longer require front licence plates beginning July 15. Ontario recently balked at the idea of eliminating them. But the need to find space for new features could lead to more jurisdictions doing away with the front plate.