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Ontario Preparing People for Careers in the Auto and Advanced Manufacturing Sectors

Office of the Premier August 31st, 2020 TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $9.3 million in 11 training projects to help approximately 2,000 students and job seekers prepare for auto and advanced manu...

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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 industry could shift to make ventilators

ADAM BEHSUDI, Politico March 18, 2019 General Motors is studying whether to retool its shuttered production lines to make ventilators and other needed medical equipment to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, c...

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Parts association boss challenges members to make medical equipment during pandemic

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada March 16, 2020 Canada’s parts suppliers are being challenged to source or even manufacturer medical equipment that could be in short supply due to the outbreak of the novel c...

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Unifor, GM announce investment plan for Oshawa plant, 300 jobs to be saved

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance Canada May 8, 2019 General Motors will spend $170 million to transform its Oshawa Assembly Plant into a stamping and after-market parts facility, extending the life of the histo...

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Automotive Market Intelligence

The Intelligent Podcast – with Minister Todd Smith

Ontario Minister Todd Smith joins us in the Boardroom to discuss the Province’s new plan for the Auto Sector: Driving Prosperity. It’s this government’s first offering to our sector and we were happy to have hi...

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Automotive Market Intelligence

Ontario Hatches Auto Rescue Plan

Having been elected on a program of generating jobs and facing the closure this summer of General Motors’ Oshawa assembly plant east of Toronto – with the loss of 3,000 jobs – the government of Premier Doug For...

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FCA decision painful but not crippling to local economy, auto experts say

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star March 29, 2019The impact of FCA Canada’s announcement on Thursday that it would eliminate a shift and up to 1,500 jobs at its Windsor Assembly Plant quickly spread to the plant’s Tier...

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Canadian ambassador to U.S. expects Trump will lift steel, aluminum tariffs in ‘next few weeks’

Adrian Morrow, The Globe and Mail February 21, 2019Ottawa’s ambassador to the United States says he is confident the Trump administration will lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum in “the next few weeks....