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Biden presidency may be negative for Canadian auto industry

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo! Finance January 20, 2021 Joe Biden officially became President of the United States on Wednesday, and while experts expect his administration will bring stability to the Canada-U.S. re...

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Auto advocate Navdeep Bains steps down as industry minister, won’t seek re-election

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada January 12, 2021 One of the auto industry’s most important federal government liaisons is leaving his post. Navdeep Bains, stepped down as innovation minister Tuesday and doe...

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Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)

On July 1, 2020, the new Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) entered into force. Signed on the margins of the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires in November 2018, CUSMA outcomes preserve key elements...

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APMA Reveals Project Arrow Finalists: 3 Finalists selected from across Canada

Toronto, ON. Today, the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association revealed the 3 Finalists for the much-anticipated Project Arrow Design Competition. A diverse group of jurists includes global leaders in auto...

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APMA says medical suppliers will be forced to share specs with auto industry amid pandemic

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada March 20, 2020 If medical equipment suppliers refuse to share the technical specifications of the equipment they make with the auto industry, “we will force them,” says the h...

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Border closure not expected to affect production, supply chains or dealer stock

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada March 18, 2020 North American auto production and dealer inventory shouldn’t be affected by the mutually agreed upon decision by Canada and the United States to close its bor...

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Canadian supply chain unaffected by Trudeau’s coronavirus border closure

March 16, 2020, Automotive News Canada The Canadian automotive supply chain is unaffected by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement Monday that Canada is closing its border to most non-Canadian citizens, ...

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Liberal minority government means new North American trade deal closer to reality

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada October 22, 2019 A new Liberal government, even though it’s a minority one, all but ensures that the North American free trade deal will be ratified in Ottawa, auto insiders ...

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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 pr...

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Canada, U.S. and Mexico reach deal to lift Trump administration’s steel and aluminium tariffs

Adrian Morrow, Lawrence Martin, Globe and Mail May 17, 2019 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland have scheduled an announcement in Hamilton Friday, where they are expected to ann...