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Canadian parts association: Trump’s latest auto plan is ‘breathtakingly stupid’

October 30, 2019 Autonews Canada The president of the Canadian Auto Parts Manufacturers Association can only describe U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest policy pitch for the auto industry in two words: Breath...

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Canadian industry leader calls reported U.S. move to pressure automakers ‘breathtakingly stupid’

By Tonda MacCharles, Toronto Star Oct. 30, 2019 OTTAWA— The Canadian government is taking a wait-and-see approach to a report the Trump administration wants more power to tell automakers where to locate their p...

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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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‘Deserve better’: Business community reacts to Trudeau win

Jessy Bains, Yahoo Finance Canada October 22, 2019 The dust has settled, and a Liberal minority is left to govern after one of the nastier elections in recent memory. It will soon be time to get on with the bus...

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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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31st Annual Canada/U.S. Automotive Supplier Event

September 18, 2019, The Henry, Dearborn, MI The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) are pleased to host the 31st Annual Canada/U.S. Automot...

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Diversification key to suppliers surviving GM Oshawa closure

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada May 06, 2019 TORONTO — The announcement to close GM’s Oshawa Assembly came overnight, but many of Canada’s auto parts suppliers saw the writing on the wall years ago and have ...

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New U.S. trade report predicts modest economic gains from new NAFTA

The Canadian Press via National Post, CTV News April 18, 2019. Mike Blanchfield OTTAWA — With Washington riveted to the Mueller report, a comprehensive economic assessment of the new North American free trade d...

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Freeland says Canada won’t reopen USMCA trade talks to address Democrat demands

Adrian Morrow, Globe and Mail April 4th, 2019Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada will not reopen trade talks to satisfy the demands of congressional Democrats, putting further pressure on the...

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‘It’s just a report’: U.S. business groups play down coming analysis of new NAFTA deal

Daniel Dale, Toronto Star, Washington Bureau Chief Thursday, April 4, 2019WASHINGTON—A coalition of businesses pushing Congress to approve the new trade deal with Canada and Mexico says the public shouldn’t put...