Autoliv Building for its future

May 15, 2017News

AutoLiv in Tilbury is expanding by roughly 25 per cent over the next 18 months, good news for a local manufacturing sector that could use some. The airbag manufacturer recently wrapped up a project started in 2013 that increased production by one million units per year. The latest project looks to increase production by an … Read More

Chatham-Kent Tech Company wins CBSA Bid

May 10, 2017News

John Smith, CEO of Canquest Communications (Wireless) Inc., stands in the local company’s front lobby, located on St. Clair Street. Canquest just entered into a five-year contract with Canada Border Security Agency around the Niagara region hinging on DMR technology they have been working on for three years.   A local company making waves in … Read More

SURVEY FOR JOB SEEKERS AND EMPLOYEES

May 9, 2017News

Every year in January the Chatham-Kent Workforce Planning Board invites employers to share their challenges and stories through the EmployerOne Survey. If we want to present the full story, we need to also hear from our workforce (which includes job seekers and employees alike). This survey will help us identify some of the “supply side” … Read More

Canada: A global destination for investment, new technologies and top talent

May 9, 2017News

From Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Innovation Minister invites U.S. innovators and entrepreneurs to go north May 2, 2017 – Los Angeles, California – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada At a time when other parts of the world are turning inward, Canada remains an open society where the most creative and entrepreneurial people … Read More

Chatham-Kent ranks Seventh in Business Friendliness among micro-cities in annual American Cities of the Future report

April 26, 2017News

Chatham-Kent is getting attention for being open to business in the American Cities of the Future report that looked at cities across North, Central and South America. The municipality ranked seventh in the business friendliness in the micro-city category of the annual report done by FDi, a division of Financial Times Limited. Chatham-Kent ranked ahead … Read More

Government of Canada enhances trade relations with U.S. Great Lakes States

April 26, 2017News

Minister Bains meets with officials from Great Lakes and St. Lawrence region during two-day trip to Michigan April 26, 2017 – Detroit, Michigan – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada The economies of Canada and the United States are tightly intertwined. By continuing to work together, both countries will be better positioned to compete globally. … Read More

St. Clair College exceeds provincial average fourth consecutive year

April 26, 2017News

For the fourth year in a row, St. Clair College has exceeded the provincial average and topped the provincial colleges in southern Ontario for student satisfaction. St. Clair College scored 80.2 per cent in student satisfaction which exceeds the provincial average of 76.5 per cent and that of the nine southern Ontario colleges. St. Clair … Read More

Getting More People Started in Trades

April 20, 2017News

Ontario Supporting 67 Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs Across the Province Ontario is supporting more than 1,200 pre-apprentices in 67 training programs this year, to help them gain job skills and experience, and prepare them for successful careers in the skilled trades. Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, was joined by Daiene Vernile, MPP … Read More