Ontario offers $14M to auto industry to pay for apprentices

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada January 28, 2020 The Government of Ontario is giving the auto industry $14 million to pay for apprentices and work placements for postsecondary students and recent graduates. The funding, announced today at Cavalier Tool and Manufacturing in Windsor, Ont., will provide up to 4,000 work paid placements, each between four […]

Ontario investing $14M for second round of Career Ready Fund’s Auto Stream

Bob Bellacicco, CTV News, Windsor WINDSOR — The provincial government hopes to encouraging postsecondary students, graduates and apprentices to consider careers in Ontario’s auto sector by investing another $14 million. Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development made the announcement at Cavalier Tool and Manufacturing in Windsor on Tuesday. The $14 million is […]

LILLEY: Auto industry responds to good moves by Ford government

Brian Lilley, Toronto Sun June 13, 2019 Telling the world that Ontario is open for business, as the signs now say, is an easy thing for politicians to do. Actually delivering is something else. The Ford government has been accused of latching onto a slogan, of sending mixed signals to the business community by threatening […]

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 him join us to explain his government’s plan moving forward.   Via:

Ontario releases $40M auto plan encouraging investment

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada February 14, 2019 TORONTO — The Ontario government on Thursday released its plan to support the automotive sector, promising to assist suppliers, boost high-tech skills training and revamp how the province attracts investments. According to a copy of the “Driving Prosperity” plan obtained by Automotive News Canada, the government would seek […]