Government drops $11 million to expand Tesla supplier Verbom in Quebec

The Verbom facility in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

By CRM Staff   Sherbrooke, Quebec — May 9, 2018 — The federal and provincial governments have teamed up to contribute $11 million toward an expansion that will increase production for Verbom, a Tesla supplier located in Quebec.   “By integrating new technology into its aluminum parts production line, Verbom has built a reputation for […]

New Brunswick invests $450,000 into EV charging stations

By Tom Davis Ottawa, Ontario — January 17, 2018 — To provide Canadians with more options to drive clean, the Government of Canada has announced a $450,000 investment to nearly double the number of EV charging stations in New Brunswick (NB). Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Tracadie–Bathurst, on behalf of Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister […]

Federal budget overlooks skilled trades, tax breaks for small business

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the budget on Tuesday.

By Dylan O’Hagan Peterborough, Ontario — March 24, 2016 — The latest federal budget included more funding for job creation and skills development, but some collision repair facility owners say it’s not enough. They are calling for more training facilities and incentives for both business and students to help increase the workforce. The funding in […]