Hit by the rising costs of administering and paying for employee health insurance, I & C Systems Engineering in Westbrook took an unusual step three months ago.
Canada recently won another appeal at the World Trade Organization against new American tariffs on softwood lumber, but they will stay in place while lengthy appeals proceed.
The silliest of seasons exists around global conferences of the United Nations, whether they address racism, poverty, children or the environment.
Manitoba has an established ethanol industry, and the Government of Manitoba is exploring whether to expand it. Ethanol is produced from wheat, in Manitoba, by means of fermentation. The ethanol is then blended with gasoline to produce ethanol-blended gasoline (EBG).
The search for optimal models of offering public services has its occasional successes. Notable among these in the last decade are reforms in the rules that govern public transportation.
If Manitoba’s provincial government spending as a percentage of its economy were at the Canadian average, it would have to reduce its spending by $1.6 billion or increase the size of the economy by $8.6 billion.
A new U.N. report criticizes North Americans for undercutting the environment by being excess consumers of energy.