Life-Proof Paint: Queen’s University coatings research gets $24 million funding boost

Kingston, Ontario — A research project led by Queen’s University received an injection of $24 million to continue developing molecular coatings technology that aims to extend the lifespan of automotive paints. With this latest boost of funding provided by the New Frontiers in Research Funding program, the university believes that this research could put Canada […]

Report: Trans-Pacific Partnership will negatively impact Canada’s auto industry

A study by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives outlines possible negative impacts for Canada's automotive industry, especially in regards to competitiveness of assembly and auto parts plants.

Ottawa, Ontario — August 15, 2016 — A new study released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) indicates that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will have negative impacts for the Canadian automotive industry, one of the primary drivers of the nation’s economy. In brief, the study outlines how the TPP may undermine the competitiveness […]