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Hon. Navdeep Bains: Mining Gives Canada a Competitive Advantage in Electric Vehicle Market

Navdeep Bains, Policy Options September 17, 2020 Canada is already on the leading edge of research into zero-emission vehicles. Our natural resources, used in ZEV batteries, give us another leg up. For decades,...

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Assembly-plant outlook is grim despite supplier optimism

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada September 11, 2020 When it comes to the competitiveness of the Canadian auto sector, it might be the best of times and the worst of times. Talk with many Canadian suppliers an...

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GM-Honda Alliance presents opportunities to local suppliers

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star September 4, 2020 Canadian Association of Mold Makers chair Mike Bilton said southern Ontario’s automotive supply chain is in ‘prime position’ to take advantage of the newly announced...

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Mercedes A-Class production heads to Germany, affecting Canadian suppliers

Urvaksh Karkaria, Automotive News Canada July 18, 2020 The A-Class sedan was marketed to bring new, and younger, customers to Mercedes. Mercedes-Benz has reversed course and is shipping production of the A-Clas...

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Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)

On July 1, 2020, the new Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) entered into force. Signed on the margins of the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires in November 2018, CUSMA outcomes preserve key elements...

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Online Manufacturing Training – Learning Management System RFP

The APMA is seeking proposals from Learning Management System enterprises interested in providing the technology for a new Online learning portal for the auto manufacturing sector. Please review the linked RFP....

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Parts makers plan all-Canadian zero-emissions concept vehicle

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada January 8, 2020 Canadian auto suppliers aim to build and unveil by 2022 a zero-emissions concept car made entirely of parts and software sourced at home. Project Arrow is int...

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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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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...