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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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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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‘There’s not a hope in hell Canada will escape negative impacts of a U.S. strike on GM’

Canadian partsmakers, dealers will be first to feel the hit — and as soon as this week Naomi Powell, Financial Post September 16, 2019 A strike against General Motors’ American factories would deliver a blow to...

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Why the Canada-California agreement to produce clean cars might get messy

While academics and non-profits think it’s a better position for the auto industry, carmakers call the move premature. And what about NAFTA? Bobby Hristova, Financial Post June 27, 2019 Canadian car manufacture...

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‘Risks, opportunities’ for Canadian auto sector from potential impact of a Fiat-Renault mega-deal

No plant closures on table as deal aims to seek efficiencies through common global vehicle platforms, architectures, powertrains, technologies Geoff Zochodne, Financial Post May 27, 2019 The proposed merger of ...

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What’s next for Canadian auto manufacturing?

Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association, on what Ontario’s new deals mean for the future of auto manufacturing in Canada   Larysa Harapyn, Financial Post May 14, 2019 Ge...

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GM to keep Oshawa plant alive, preserving 300 jobs — and hope of more to come

Plant to be transformed into a supplier of aftermarket parts for existing models and test track for autonomous vehicles Naomi Powell, Financial Post May 8, 2019 General Motors of Canada will keep its Oshawa ope...

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Enormous economic harm’: Auto tariffs would add to pain of other trade measures, report says

Center for Automotive Research study details ‘profoundly negative’ price hikes, job losses — 90% attributable to tariffs     Naomi Powell, Financial Post February 15, 2019 U.S. tariffs on auto import...

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‘Long overdue’: Unifor standing behind 25,000 Mexican auto workers who’ve walked off the job

Unifor is currently campaigning against the movement of auto production to Mexico following GM’s announced plant closure in Oshawa Unifor National President Jerry Dias speaks at rally in Oshawa last month. Thi...