The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) have launched a campaign called “Manufacturing Matters” to highlight the importance of manufacturing in Ontario communities. The campaign includes a look at manufacturing in the creation of skilled jobs and innovation. The campaign highlights that the manufacturing sector is directly and indirectly responsible for nearly 30 percent of all employment or 1 in 4 jobs.
The CME identifies that Ontario needs a manufacturing strategy that is strong, coordinated, and will bring sustained growth and prosperity for our businesses and our communities.
As such the CME has set the following goals:
The following recommendations developed by the CME are designed to suggest a way forward for next Ontario government.
To learn more about the campaign go to manufacturingmatters.ca