MLI’s Philip Cross discusses Ontario’s manufacturing sector on TVO’s The Agenda

Manufacturing 2013: An Economic Engine Revived?

Once an economic driver of the country, Ontario’s manufacturing sector has taken it on the nose this past decade. As the province’s economy attempts a rebound, what role can a re-tooled manufacturing sector play, and what do industry shifts like reshoring and advanced manufacturing mean for its long term prospects?

MLI’s Philip Cross participated in a panel discussion on Ontario’s manufacturing sector on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Watch the full video below.

Panelists included:

Philip Cross, Research and Editorial Coordinator at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute
Ian Howcroft, Vice President, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters
Marie Laird, Past Chair, Society of Manufacturing Engineers Toronto Chapter
Charlotte Yates, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, McMaster University