Justin Trudeau Gets Call From Biden as Canada and U.S. Mend Relations

Catherine Porter, The New York Times January 22, 2021 Canadians welcome a renewed relationship with the United States after tolerating four years of insults and threats from the Trump administration. TORONTO — We’re friends again! That was the prevailing mood in Canada this week after the inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. […]

Erin O’Toole says Justin Trudeau playing ‘with lives in a pandemic’ as new confrontation looms over COVID-19 probe

Tonda MacCharles, Toronto Star October 22, 2020 OTTAWA—Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole accused Justin Trudeau of “playing a game with people’s lives” as another bitter political dispute brewed over the latest Opposition demands for a wide-ranging probe into the Liberal government’s COVID-19 health response. O’Toole savaged the prime minister Thursday for choosing to “roll the dice with lives in a pandemic” the […]

Ford urges Ontario companies to step up by manufacturing equipment to combat COVID-19

Robert Benzie, Queen’s Park Bureau Chief, Toronto Star Sat., March 21, 2020 All hands on deck. That’s the message from Premier Doug Ford, who launched a new “Ontario Together” web portal on Saturday to enable businesses to more easily mobilize to manufacture medical equipment and essential supplies including hand sanitizer in the fight against COVID-19. […]

Where Canada’s political parties stand on the country’s auto industry

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada October 07, 2019 A tight race between the Liberals and Conservatives in the Oct. 21 general election leaves auto-related policy in limbo, just as the industry grapples with production cuts and falling new-vehicle sales. While industry executives say they’re confident party leaders understand the sector’s importance to Canada’s economy, the […]

Toyota to produce Lexus NX at Canada plant -sources

Reuters, April 29, 2019 OTTAWA, April 29 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp will invest hundreds of millions of dollars to produce its Lexus NX luxury crossover vehicle at a Canadian plant, sources said on Monday, offering relief to a region where other carmakers have announced job cuts. The company will produce the Lexus NX and […]

Toyota Canada to begin producing Lexus NX at Cambridge, Ont. facility in 2022

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance April 29, 2019 Toyota Canada will begin producing Lexus crossover vehicles at its facility in Cambridge, Ont., a significant win for the Canadian auto industry at a time of concern for its decline. The Japanese automaker confirmed on Monday that it will begin producing the Lexus NX and the hybrid version […]