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Made in Canada: Six companies that keep it local Add to ...

The statistics are sobering. About 10% of the manufacturing jobs in Canada have disappeared since the beginning of 2008. The reasons are numerous and well-worn: the high dollar, outsourcing, lagging competitiveness.

Companies that have survived have become leaner and stronger — some have restructured, some have targeted profitable niches, some have added a dash of style, and some have done all those things and more. Here, a look at six companies that stamp their products Made in Canada.

By John Daly (words) and Cindy Blazevic (photographs).

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