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Bombardier wins deal to supply U.S. Army with jet for spy plane prototype – National

After losing a major contract to Boeing at home, Canadian aerospace giant Bombardier Inc. has won a new deal to sell the U.S. Army up to three of its Global Express 6500 business jets so they can be transformed into an American spy plane prototype. Bombardier won the U.S. Army …

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Winnipeg auto shops challenged by parts shortage amid supply chain struggles – Winnipeg

A car parts shortage is challenging Winnipeg auto shops as they navigate delays amidst supply chain struggles, according to local shop owners. However, for Frank Motors, the parts shortage is not new and mechanics have been dealing with shortages for years now. The shop mostly handles European cars. “Some stuff, …

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Used car market booms due to new vehicle supply issues – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The used car market is booming in light of new vehicle supply issues, according to experts in the business. “If I have a car for $5,900, advertised it Saturday, it’s gone,” said Tom Renville from No Name Auto. Backlogs and pandemic-related supply …

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Ontario to seek new wind, solar power to help ease coming electricity supply crunch

Ontario is working toward filling all of the province’s quickly growing electricity needs with emissions-free sources, including a plan to secure new renewable generation, but isn’t quite ready to commit to a moratorium on natural gas. Energy Minister Todd Smith announced Monday a strategy to prepare the grid for 2030 …

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‘It’s a Canada problem’: Cold and flu medication shortage outlines supply system flaws – National

Around Christmastime, Wendle Beaton was trying to find cold medication for her adult son in Brampton, Ont. “In my neighbourhood there’s like 20 (pharmacies) within like a two-kilometre radius because I live in the most populous part of the city,” Beaton said. The 55-year-old artist went to three stores before …

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Ontario plunging into energy storage as electricity supply crunch looms

Ontario is staring down an electricity supply crunch and amid a rush to secure more power, it is plunging into the world of energy storage — a relatively unknown solution for the grid that experts say could also change energy use at home. Beyond the sprawling nuclear plants and waterfalls …

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Is safe supply for opioid use effective? Here’s what the experts, data say – National

Front-line workers of Canada’s opioid crisis say harm reduction approaches like safe supplies for those navigating substance use are clear even amid renewed political debate around the issue. Debate around safe supply recently reignited after Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre posted a video to his Twitter account saying initiatives like …

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Supply chains are healing, so why is inflation still so high?

Supply chains are healing. Shipping costs have plummeted. Commodity prices have fallen sharply. The congestion that clogged the oceans has dissipated. But prices remain stubbornly high. U.S. Consumer Price Index numbers for September came in hotter than expected this week. “Despite a pullback in gasoline costs … price pressures showed …

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Energy regulator rations water supply for oil, gas companies in northeastern B.C. amidst drought

British Columbia’s energy regulator is rationing the water supply for some oil and gas companies because of drought in the northeastern part of the province. On Thursday, the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission (BCOGC) suspended 20 water permits for 12 energy companies that draw water from rivers, streams and lakes in the Peace River …

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Interior Health’s slow progress on safe supply frustrates doctor, advocates

A doctor in Nelson, B.C., says after four years of trying to establish a safe supply program through conversations with the local health authority, he is making his frustrations public with hopes it will pressure officials into action.  Michael Vance, a family physician who focuses on addictions, says he’s had multiple …

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