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NDP says position unchanged on renegotiation for new NAFTA, despite saying improvements ‘can and should be made to this deal’

Neil Moss, The Hill Times October 7, 2019 The NDP will wait to see what changes are made by U.S. House Democrats to the new NAFTA before deciding whether they will vote to implement it in the next Parliament, s...

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GM strike in U.S. expected to take toll on several Ontario vehicle parts and assembly plants

Eric Atkins, Globe and Mail September 16, 2019 A strike by 48,000 General Motors Co. workers at 33 auto factories and 22 parts distribution warehouses in the United States threatens to halt production at severa...

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This election will be about personalities over policy discussions: Flavio Volpe

BNN Bloomberg, Spetember 11 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association, discusses the trade policies that the federal candidates will need to tackle in their campaigns. He says ge...

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Canada’s auto industry fears blowback over government’s tough emissions stance

ROB BOSTELAAR, Automotive News Canada July 16, 2019 OTTAWA — Canada’s alliance with California in a battle over greenhouse-gas emissions could erase hard-won trade protections, deter investment and drive up pri...

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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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Trump administration working with Democrats on USMCA ratification following months of deadlock

Adrian Morrow, Robert Fife, The Globe and Mail June 18, 2019 The Trump administration is working on a deal with congressional Democrats to ratify its overhauled trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, showing t...

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Trump Tariffs on Mexico Could Hurt Canadian Parts Makers

Flavio Volpe, president of Canada’s Automotive Parts Manufacturers Assn., says most of the 65 Canada-owned parts makers operating in Mexico do business with Mexico-based assemblers, who could lose a significant...

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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...

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Under pressure from Trump to save jobs, GM acts in Canada, Ohio

David Shepardson, Tyler Choi, Reuters May 8, 2019 WASHINGTON/TORONTO (Reuters) – Under political pressure not to cut jobs, General Motors Co announced on Wednesday it was in talks to sell its Lordstown, Ohio, p...

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As U.S. lowers auto emissions standards, Canada is at a fuel efficiency crossroads

Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press (via the Toronto Star) May 5, 2019 TORONTO – The federal government has started to give away money to encourage people to buy electric cars, but before long it will have to decide...