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Canadian Economy Grew Twice as Fast as U.S. Counterpart in 1st Quarter 2011

Canada Investment News (5/31/2011)
Canada's economy grew 3.9 percent at an annualized pace in first quarter 2011 (January through March), announced Statistics Canada yesterday. That's the fastest growth rate in a year--and more than double the rate in the United States. (By comparison, U.S. real GDP only grew 1.8 percent that same quarter.) More

Bonnybrook Steel Forms Locating Facility in Glasgow, Missouri

Canada Investment News (4/18/2011)
Bonnybrook Steel Forms will invest $3 million to locate a steel mold manufacturing plant in Glasgow, Missouri. More

Potash Patch RFP Open for Development Near Sussex, New Brunswick

Canada Investment News (4/12/2011)
The New Brunswick provincial government has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to explore and develop a confirmed potash patch near Sussex. More

Kellogg Canada Investing $43M in Belleville, Ontario, Cereal Plant

Canada Investment News (4/11/2011)
Kellogg Canada will invest $43 million to add a production line at its Belleville, Ontario, Canada, facility, which produces Mini-Wheats. More

Ottawa Best Canadian City to Live, MoneySense Magazine Says

Canada Investment News (4/5/2011)
In an annual ranking, MoneySense magazine named Ottawa-Gatineau, Ontario, the best city to live in Canada. More

ADM Agri-Industries Expands Canola Seed Capacity in Lloydminster, Canada

Canada Investment News (3/22/2011)
ADM Agri-Industries will expand its capacity for receiving canola seeds at its facility in Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada.More

GE Locates $40M Grid IQ Innovation Center in Markham, Ontario

Canada Investment News (3/9/2011)
GE has selected Markham, Ontario, Canada, for a $40 million Grid IQ Innovation Center that will develop power grid modernization technologies. More

Canadian Exports Finished 2010 with 10.8 percent Surge to U.S.

Canada Investment News (3/9/2011)
Canadian exports increased globally by 9.7 percent in December 2010, and 10.8 percent to the United States, Statistics Canada finds. More

Canadian Firm Grand & Toy Establishes Five Business Centers in Toronto

Canada Investment News (2/25/2011)
Grand & Toy, a Canadian office servicer and supplier, has established five Toronto Business Centres to serve small business. More

Canadian Tech South East Receives Funding for IT Business Seminars

Canada Investment News (2/25/2011)
Tech South East, based in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, has received $47,475 from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) for its Tech Talk series. More

Winpak Investing $20M in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Expansion

Canada Investment News (2/18/2011)
Winpak will invest more than $20 million to add 80,000 square feet to its packaging facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba. More

GE Canada and StandardAero Building $50M R&D Facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canada Investment News (2/17/2011)
GE Canada and StandardAero are partnering to build a $50 million research and development testing facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba. More

Canada and U.S. Work for Improved Economic Competitiveness

Canada Investment News (2/9/2011)
President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper met to announce a partnership, the Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC), to make both nations' economies more competitive. More

Canada Increases Commitment to Renewable Fuels

Canada Investment News (1/17/2011)
Canada has upped its commitment to renewable fuels by requiring that all gasoline be comprised of at least 5 percent renewable fuel. More

Pfizer, Barry Callebaut Expanding in Quebec, Canada

Canada Investment News (12/16/2010)
Global companies Pfizer and Barry Callebaut are investing in facility expansions in Quebec, Canada. More

International Monetary Fund Notes Canada's Sound Economic Management

Canada Investment News (12/15/2010)
The International Monetary Fund made bright predictions for Canada's economic future based on government management. More

Siemens Investing More Than $20M in Tillsonburg, Canada, Wind Turbine Blade Plant

Canada Investment News (12/2/2010)
Siemens will invest more than $20 million in a Tillsonburg, Canada, facility that will produce wind turbine blades for company projects in Ontario. More

Enbridge and First Solar Open 80MW Sarnia, Ontario, Solar Project

Canada Investment News (11/5/2010)
Enbridge and First Solar have opened one of the world's largest solar photovoltaic operating plants in Sarnia, Ontario. More

General Motors Adding 600 Workers at Ontario, Canada's Oshawa Assembly Plant

Canada Investment News (10/18/2010)
General Motors of Canada will add 600 workers at Ontario's Oshawa Assembly Plant to meed demand for the Chevrolet Equinox. More

Quad/Graphics Consolidating and Investing $23M in Canadian Plants

Canada Investment News (10/7/2010)
Food processor Cargill is closing its Toronto Case Ready facility and consolidating operations in Guelph, Ontario. More

Cargill Closing Toronto Facility, Laying off 690

Canada Investment News (9/3/2010)
Food processor Cargill is closing its Toronto Case Ready facility and consolidating operations in Guelph, Ontario. More

Siemens Building Ontario Wind Turbine Facility, 300 Jobs Slated

Canada Investment News (8/11/2010)
As part of an agreement with Samsung C&T and Pattern Energy, Siemens will build a wind turbine facility in southern Ontario. More