Congratulations to Greta Cutulenco, Jon Azzopardi and Shelly Fellows

Congratulations to Greta Cutulenco, Jon Azzopardi and Shelly Fellows for being named among Automotive News Canada 2019 – Canadian’s to Watch. We all know the auto sector is evolving quickly. With these great mi...


Canada Targets Interprovincial Trade Barriers

The proposed Canada Free Trade Agreement commits all parties to scrapping any measure “that restricts or prevents the movement of goods across provincial or territorial boundaries.” Keith Nuthall | Aug 13, 2019...


Global vehicle production tumbling amid slumping auto sales, and Canada is leading the pack

Stefanie Marotta, Globe and Mail August 8, 2019 Canadian vehicle manufacturing is tumbling amid a prolonged slump in sales, with production in the first half of the year dropping below one million units for the...


Will Ontario’s 3rd economic development minister in a year be a charm for auto?

Grace Macaluso, Automotive News Canada August 07, 2019 A revolving door appears to have been installed at the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. Vic Fedeli became the third minist...


Intelligent Podcast X2

After his visit to Washington, APMA President Flavio Volpe shares his thoughts on the future of the USMCA, discusses details on ratification, and gives his thoughts on a timeline to completion.     I...


Port of Vancouver getting $42M upgrade to accommodate Asian auto imports

Greg Layson, Automotive News July 24, 2019 Importing and exporting new vehicles and auto parts to and from Canada is expected to run more smoothly once the federal government finishes consolidating a pair of au...


New APMA Board Members Announcement

APMA Announces election of Global Industry 4.0 Leaders to its Board of Directors Toronto – July 18, 2019 The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association announced today that Humera Malik, CEO of Canvass Analyti...


Principles of Innovation Actually Applied in Practice

I was having coffee with a management consulting friend when we got into a discussion about the best practice principles that underpin good corporate innovation activities. During that discussion I Googled “McK...


Trump administration working with Democrats on USMCA ratification following months of deadlock

Adrian Morrow, Robert Fife, The Globe and Mail June 18, 2019 The Trump administration is working on a deal with congressional Democrats to ratify its overhauled trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, showing t...


The Intelligent Podcast – Cyber Security Part 2

In this unscheduled podcast, we speak with returning guest AJ Khan from Cloud GRC and our new friend from Public Safety Canada, Maciek Hawrylak. Maciek will be traveling to manufacturing facilities (not just au...