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GM to reopen Oshawa assembly plant; as many as 2,300 workers to be employed

Eric Atkins, The Globe and Mail November 5th, 2020 General Motors Co. will reopen its vehicle assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., to meet rising demand for pickup trucks, spending as much as $1.3-billion to retool ...

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Courtesy of Ford, Canada’s EV moment has suddenly arrived. Are governments ready for it?

Adam Radwanski, The Globe and Mail September 26, 2020 Suddenly, Canada has a foothold in one of the world’s fastest-growing and most pivotal clean-technology sectors. Only days ago, being a player any time soon...

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Unifor’s tentative Ford deal will secure employment in Windsor plants

CBC News September 23, 2020 A tentative deal between the union that represents Canadian autoworkers and Ford Motor Co. could bring a “historic investment” to the country’s automotive sector, i...

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Ford, Unifor reach tentative deal that includes $1.95B investment, union says

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada September 22, 2020 Ford Motor Co. plans to invest $1.95 billion in its Canadian operations and build five electric vehicles in Oakville, Ont., beginning in 2025, Unifor Presid...

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Impact of COVID-19 ripples through automotive sector

Dave Waddell, Windsor Star March 17, 2020 Southwestern Ontario’s automotive supply chain remains healthy despite the disruption of COVID-19, but industry officials are keeping a watchful eye on a border that’s ...

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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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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 issues layoff notices at Oshawa plant as strike in U.S. continues

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance Canada September 18, 2019 General Motors Co. (GM) has issued temporary layoff notices at its Oshawa Assembly Plant as the strike by workers in the United States continues into i...

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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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Flavio Volpe Speaks to CP24 in Toronto about the GM Strike

September 16th, 2019 Click here for video.