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Future Auto 2: Plants will still have workers, but they’ll produce more product

NORMAN DE BONO, THE LONDON FREE PRESS December 11, 2019 Natashia Mierkalns has to move fast on the job. Wiring electronics for a video module, or installing sensors, she is always moving and training, learning ...

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Ontario launches Job Site Challenge, set to attract international manufacturing investments

Kelly Wang, Global News November 28, 2019 The province has unveiled a new initiative aimed at identifying and promoting shovel-ready mega-sites where large manufacturers can set up shop in Ontario. Provincial o...

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Mega search begins for ‘mega sites’ in Ontario

WOODSTOCK – The Ontario government is asking municipalities to identify massive tracts of land to give the province a leg up in attracting large manufacturing plants, an initiative an auto industry leader says ...

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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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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 issues layoff notices at Oshawa plant as strike in U.S. continues

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance Canada September 18, 2019 General Motors Co. (GM) has issued temporary layoff notices at its Oshawa Assembly Plant as the strike by workers in the United States continues into i...

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‘There’s so much at stake here for both sides’: Canadian auto expert on GM worker strike

BNN Bloomberg September 16th, 2019 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association, joins BNN Bloomberg for his take on the General Motors worker strike and why he believes it will be ...

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Flavio Volpe Speaks to CP24 in Toronto about the GM Strike

September 16th, 2019 Click here for video.

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Canada’s auto industry fears blowback over government’s tough emissions stance

ROB BOSTELAAR, Automotive News Canada July 16, 2019 OTTAWA — Canada’s alliance with California in a battle over greenhouse-gas emissions could erase hard-won trade protections, deter investment and drive up pri...

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Why the Canada-California agreement to produce clean cars might get messy

While academics and non-profits think it’s a better position for the auto industry, carmakers call the move premature. And what about NAFTA? Bobby Hristova, Financial Post June 27, 2019 Canadian car manufacture...