Lauren Tedesco joins Good Mornings with Bilal Vakani

Good Mornings with Bilal Vakani, Canada Talks, SiriusXM channel 167 July 14, 2021 Lauren Tedesco, VP of Learning and Development with Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses the new EDI Fund which opens pathways of opportunity for underrepresented communities, and APMA’s efforts to build the workforce of the future for Canada’s auto sector. Listen here.

Fund created to train underrepresented groups in automotive manufacturing

Gord Bacon, AM800 June 28, 2021 Ontario Labour Minister Monte McNaughton says the program will help 800 people from several demographics. McNaughton says the project is led by the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association and will help develop new talent for a sector with an aging workforce. Read article here.

Ontario, parts association team to get marginalized groups into automotive jobs

Automotive News Canada June 25, 2021 The project, led by the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA), is designed to “help develop a new talent pipeline to reinvigorate a sector with an aging workforce and help historically marginalized groups to train for, access, and retain good jobs,” the government said in a statement Friday. Read article here.

APMA to lead auto manufacturing worker’s project

Maryam Farag, PLANT Magazine June 25, 2021  The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) will lead training and paid job placements in the automotive manufacturing sector for up to 800 people from underrepresented groups. Read article here.

Ontario invests $7 million for training in automotive manufacturing

Canadian Plastics June 25, 2021 The Ontario government is investing $7 million in training and paid job placements for the automotive manufacturing sector for up to 800 people from underrepresented groups. The project is being led by the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association. Read article here.

Provincial government bolsters funding to train new auto workers

Dave Battagello, Windsor Star Jun 25, 2021 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufactures’ Association, discusses the exciting program announced by the Ontario government that will open new opportunities for underrepresented communities in auto manufacturing. Read article here.