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Canadian parts association: Trump’s latest auto plan is ‘breathtakingly stupid’

October 30, 2019 Autonews Canada The president of the Canadian Auto Parts Manufacturers Association can only describe U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest policy pitch for the auto industry in two words: Breath...

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Canadian industry leader calls reported U.S. move to pressure automakers ‘breathtakingly stupid’

By Tonda MacCharles, Toronto Star Oct. 30, 2019 OTTAWA— The Canadian government is taking a wait-and-see approach to a report the Trump administration wants more power to tell automakers where to locate their p...

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Trump wants direct control over where cars are produced: Bloomberg

October 29, 2019, BNN Flavio Volpe, president of Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association, joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss a report saying Donald Trump wants control over where auto parts are made as part of a...

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Liberal minority government means new North American trade deal closer to reality

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada October 22, 2019 A new Liberal government, even though it’s a minority one, all but ensures that the North American free trade deal will be ratified in Ottawa, auto insiders ...

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‘Deserve better’: Business community reacts to Trudeau win

Jessy Bains, Yahoo Finance Canada October 22, 2019 The dust has settled, and a Liberal minority is left to govern after one of the nastier elections in recent memory. It will soon be time to get on with the bus...

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Potential end to GM strike in US is good news for Southwestern Ontario companies

TREVOR WILHELM, Windsor Star October 16, 2019 A tentative deal following the bitter month-long General Motors strike in the U.S. has brought hope that 120 laid-off auto parts workers in the Windsor area could s...

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Canadian auto workers await ratification of GM-UAW deal

Company said to have lost US$2 billion over duration of strike, while workers gave up as much as US$4,000 Emily Jackson, Financial Post October 16, 2019 Thousands of Canadian auto workers could return to work a...

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Canada’s auto sector breathes sigh of relief over tentative GM deal

Josh Rubin, Toronto Star Oct. 16, 2019 The Canadian auto industry is breathing a tentative sigh of relief after the apparent end of a month-long strike at General Motors in the U.S. GM and the United Auto Worke...

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GM Oshawa could be running by Friday now that UAW, automaker have reached tentative deal

MICHAEL MARTINEZ, Automotive News Canada October 16, 2019 General Motors Canada says it hopes to resume Canadian operations quickly, now that the UAW and automaker have reached a tentative deal on a new four-ye...

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Liberals announce apprenticeship plan during Windsor campaign stop

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star October 8, 2019 Patty Hajdu, the federal minister of employment, workforce and labour Patty Hajdu until Parliament was dissolved, used a Windsor campaign visit Tuesday to announce a r...