Noteworthy News – Apr. 26, 2017

Trump’s trade war heats up with a big tariff on Canadian softwood lumber, Google and Fiat Chrysler roll out their new self-driving cars in a public trial and cargo theft is way up in Ontario. Here’s this week’s Noteworthy News.

Noteworthy News – April 26, 2017

  1. Trump is implementing a 20% tariff on softwood lumber, but Trudeau is ready to stand up for Canada’s natural resource as official NAFTA talks draw near. Via CBC News
  1. The risk of workplace violence and terrorism may seem to be climbing, but experts suggest that staff can play a huge role in identifying and mitigating threats. Via Canadian Underwriter
  1. Curious about the self-driving experience? Google and Fiat Chrysler are teaming up to offer rides in their autonomous hybrid minivans to get some public feedback. Via Canadian Underwriter
  1. Ontario is one of the worst North American regions for cargo theft this year, second only to California. With a 262% year-over-year increase in cargo thefts, some carriers in the province are on edge. Via Truck News
  1. The Government of Quebec and the Government of Canada will each invest more than $2.2 million in new construction projects to spruce up existing elements and add new structures in the Portneuf region. Via On-Site