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CanadaTalks SiriusXM: Flavio Volpe joins Matt Gurney

Matt Gurney, CanadaTalks SiriusXM August 13, 2020 Flavio Volpe joins Matt Gurney to talk auto strategy, negotiations & Canada’s future… from his (auto)mobile home studio. CanadaTalks SiriusXM 167 · Flavio ...

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How the Auto Industry Is Reshaping to Deal with the Implications of the Coronavirus

Amita Choudhary, Finextra July 14, 2020 Among the many industries that were heavily affected during the Coronavirus pandemic, the auto industry is undoubtedly one of those that were hit the heaviest. The issues...

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Empire Club – The Evolution of an Economic Engine: Assessing the State of Canadian Advanced Manufacturing

Click here for full event recording (Event held on June 5th, 2020) Panelists: Jayson Myers, Diane Reko, Flavio Volpe, Moderator: Peter Hatges Dwindling cash flows, ongoing skills shortages and disruptions to su...

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Flavio Volpe on the diversity of suppliers, the ‘dignity in making things,’ and USMCA

Canada Conversations with Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association President Flavio Volpe talks about how his members shifted gears to make medical equipment during the pa...

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APMA launches Institute of Automotive Cybersecurity

APMA launches Institute of Automotive Cybersecurity Partnering with CloudGRC, offering complimentary assessments The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association and CloudGRC Inc. have launched the APMA Institut...

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The auto industry faces challenges worse than in 2008, lawmakers say

Sabrina Rodriguez, Politico May 18, 2020 Auto manufacturing plants across the United States are resuming operations Monday, but it’s unclear whether production and consumer demand will ramp up enough for them t...

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Memo: The Quarantine Act and Essential Travel

The full memo can be found here: PDF – The Quarantine Act and Essential Travel Entry into Canada By The Quarantine Act, the Government of Canada is enforcing a 14-day mandatory quarantine period for all ...

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Le pari risqué d’un redémarrage de l’industrie de l’auto

Marc Godbout, Radio Canada May 9, 2020 … L’Association des fabricants de pièces automobiles est la voix de plus de 700 manufacturiers canadiens, dont 10 % de ses membres se trouvent au Québec. Son président Fla...

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Political leaders have seen approval ratings surge during the COVID-19 pandemic, poll finds

Robert Benzie, The Toronto Star May 6, 2020 … Trudeau’s Liberals successfully used Ford’s unpopularity in Ontario last fall to mortally wound federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s prospects in Canada’s mo...

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Auto parts factories retool to make medical equipment, while worry grows over sector’s future

Nick Purdon & Leonardo Palleja, CBC News May 3, 2020 … Flavio Volpe is the president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association — he represents 300 companies. He says the only way Canadians we...