Carmanah-Layoffs

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

VICTORIA. A high-tech Victoria company will start manufacturing its solar-powered lighting products overseas, immediately costing 24 jobs on Vancouver Island. The cuts come as Carmanah Technologies closes its manufacturing centre in Victoria -- and the shutdown will also mean 13 additional job losses in Alberta and California. CEO Ted Lattimore hopes the changes will return the company to more sustained and profitable growth...