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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...

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GM restarts Ingersoll plant as scheduled despite ongoing U.S. strike

The Canadian Press, October 7, 2019 TORONTO — General Motors has restarted production at its assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ont., even as a strike by U.S. autoworkers enters a fourth week. The company shut ...

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NDP says position unchanged on renegotiation for new NAFTA, despite saying improvements ‘can and should be made to this deal’

Neil Moss, The Hill Times October 7, 2019 The NDP will wait to see what changes are made by U.S. House Democrats to the new NAFTA before deciding whether they will vote to implement it in the next Parliament, s...

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Where Canada’s political parties stand on the country’s auto industry

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada October 07, 2019 A tight race between the Liberals and Conservatives in the Oct. 21 general election leaves auto-related policy in limbo, just as the industry grapples with pr...

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Canadian auto parts firms hit hard by costly GM strike

Josh Rubin, Toronto Star Oct. 3, 2019 As the U.S. strike against General Motors continues, Canadian auto parts companies are losing millions of dollars and some could even go out of business, industry experts w...

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Sales of FCA minivans hits slump again

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star October 2, 2019 Minivan sales tumbled for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the third quarter of 2019 as consumers continued their migration to light trucks/SUVs. Pacifica sales in the U.S...

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Prolonged GM strike will likely delay ratification of new NAFTA

Flavio Volpe on the effect of the General Motors strike, its union and the future of USMCA Larysa Harapyn, Financial Post September 18, 2019 Flavio Volpe, President of the Auto Parts Manufacturers’ Associatio...

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Production cut, temporary layoffs at GM Oshawa as U.S. strike continues

Emily Jackson, Financial Post September 18, 2019 General Motors Co. temporarily laid off about 1,200 employees and cut production in half at its plant in Oshawa, Ont. in response to the auto workers strike in t...

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GM Strike Poised to Affect Thousands of Canadian Auto Jobs

Natalie Wong and Kristine Owram, Bloomberg Business September 16, 2019 The labor strike at General Motors Co. in the U.S. could lead to thousands of layoffs in Canada as the ripple effects from the highly integ...

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GM strike in U.S. expected to take toll on several Ontario vehicle parts and assembly plants

Eric Atkins, Globe and Mail September 16, 2019 A strike by 48,000 General Motors Co. workers at 33 auto factories and 22 parts distribution warehouses in the United States threatens to halt production at severa...