Canada Auto Industry

Baby Boomers Helped Smash Canada's Car-Buying Record In 2016

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2017 | Canada Business

An increase of 2.7 per cent compared to 2015.

Short And Shallow TPP Report Fails To Address Canadian Jobs

Jerry Dias | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Business
Jerry Dias

There is no look at intellectual property rights and what the deal means for drug prices or the potential for setting up a much-needed Pharmacare program in this country. The impact on supply management, and what that means for dairy farmers, processors and the milk we drink is only partially addressed.

The Budget Omits Crucial Support For The Auto And Aerospace Sector

Jerry Dias | Posted 03.25.2017 | Canada Business
Jerry Dias

These two advanced manufacturing sectors directly employ more than 200,000 Canadians in good jobs that form the backbone of Canada's middle class. Even more are employed in the spinoffs from these two sectors -- both the suppliers to auto and aerospace, and the spending habits of its well-paid workers.

TPP Could Devastate Industry, Says Auto-Worker

CBC | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada Business

"We were having trouble with the three-country (NAFTA) agreement and now I understand it's 12 countries and that means job losses for us."

Canadian Auto Recalls Hit All-Time High In 2014

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canadian auto recalls hit an all-time high last year, with more than eight million vehicles affected as several high-profile problems with f...

Canada's Auto Industry Thrived and Died in Windsor

Bruce Moncur | Posted 01.20.2015 | Canada Business
Bruce Moncur

Windsor, Ontario has recently been dealt another blow; Ford Motor Company has just announced that it will not be bringing the new small engine production line to the Rose City. Instead, it will be built in Mexico. The Canadian auto industry was literally created in Windsor, known as Canada's auto capital. Now there is a block-long empty GM transmission plant in the heart of the city that has a paint ball facility in it.

Bad News, Canadian Carmakers

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's free trade deal with Europe will almost certainly be a winner for some sectors, but Ontario's automakers can expect the mostly one-w...

Canada's Auto Industry Is Rocking Out

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's vehicle manufacturers are poised to have their most profitable year in a decade in 2012, according to the Conference Board of Canada...

Rachel Mendleson

Poor Earnings, Mental Illness Stalk Canada’s Laid-Off Auto Workers | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 07.12.2012 | Canada Business

Canada’s labour market may be bouncing back, but many of the auto workers who used to power southwestern Ontario’s manufacturing sector continue t...

Rachel Mendleson

Canada's Car Factories Are Back, Minus The Jobs | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 06.15.2012 | Canada Business

Canada’s battered auto and transportation sector is bouncing back to life, but jobs in the sector aren't, new data suggests. In a note to investo...

We Pay More For Canadian-Made Cars Than Americans Do

CBC | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Business

Consumer advocates say the Competition Bureau should investigate why Canadians are paying thousands of dollars more than Americans for vehicles manufa...

Rachel Mendleson

Canadian Auto Workers’ Higher Salaries A Myth: Union | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 04.17.2012 | Canada Business

In advance of what promises to be a difficult round of collective bargaining negotiations with the Big Three this fall, the Canadian Auto Workers unio...

Cancel Free Trade Talks, Protect Auto Industry, CAW Urges

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian Auto Workers union is calling for an end to free trade negotiations with automaking countries in Europe and Asia unless they fi...

Canada Posts First Trade Surplus Since January

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada continued to defy the global slowdown as recently as September, posting a surprisingly strong expansion in exports that gave the count...

Ford Canada Has Best August In 23 Years

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada Business

Sales of new cars and trucks in August were up from a year ago with the Big Three automakers from Detroit posting strong gains amid uncertain consumer...