Why We Are Prepared To Stage Strike At GM If Detroit 3 Deal Fails

Jerry Dias | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada Business
Jerry Dias

I can tell you I have weighed the decision to focus the 2016 negotiations on General Motors (GM) very carefully, and only after a great deal of input from the excellent negotiators and bargaining committees that we have working with us on behalf of Unifor members employed at Fiat Chrysler, Ford and GM in Canada.

This 'Rust Belt' Town Is Now The Best City In Canada To Find Work

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Business

Believe it or not, Ontario's "rust belt" is booming.

The Whitby-Oshawa Byelection Can Send The Liberals A Message

Sohail Gandhi | Posted 02.05.2016 | Canada Politics
Sohail Gandhi

In the 2010 election the Conservatives had a 15 per cent plurality over the Liberal candidate. In 2014, that dropped to about nine per cent. A return to a 15 per cent plurality, or even close to that, would certainly be an indication that Ms. Wynne's government is getting progressively more unpopular.

'Heartbreaking' Cruelty

CBC | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada

A stray cat in Oshawa, Ont., will require surgery after being shot 16 times in an animal cruelty case one veterinarian describes as "heartbreaking." ...

Why Gord Downie Is Worried About Oshawa

Krystyn Tully | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada
Krystyn Tully

There's a shadow over the Oshawa Harbour as well, a darkness and a rot. Oshawa is the only city on the Great Lakes with no boat access to the water. Think about that: 150,000 people living within spitting distance of one of the largest lakes on the planet, and they have to get in their cars and drive somewhere else if they want to fish, sail, or paddle.

PHOTOS: Ontario Fire Releases Potentially Toxic Smoke

CBC | Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada

Residents of a section of Oshawa, a city located east of Toronto, have been told to close their windows as crews battle a fire — and possible toxic ...

Camaro Production Hits The Road

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Business

General Motors is moving production of the next version of its Camaro sports car from its Oshawa operation in Ontario to a plant in Michigan, a move t...

Man Who Built Confinement Room Sentenced

CBC | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada

A man who built a confinement room in an abandoned Pickering, Ont., farmhouse with the intention of kidnapping a woman he blamed for the break-up of h...

NDP Questions Tory Ethics

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal New Democrats are raising fresh questions about Conservative ties at the newly created Oshawa Port Authority, the company buildin...

Oshawa Must Put the "No" in Ethanol

Justin Beach | Posted 10.20.2012 | Canada Politics
Justin Beach

Like the majority of people who live in Oshawa, Ontario, I oppose the building of an ethanol plant on our lakeshore. So does the city government. However, it is not simply NIMBYism which motivates my opposition. No one should have an ethanol plant in their community, particularly not on the lakeshore, and mere feet from the city's largest park and public swimming area.

Ontario City Liable For Road That Caused Teens' Catastrophic Crash

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - The city of Oshawa and Scugog Township are liable for the catastrophic injuries two teenaged sisters sustained in crash caused in part by da...

New Charges For Man Accused Of Building Confinement Room

CBC | Posted 04.30.2012 | Canada

A man accused of building a confinement room in an abandoned Pickering, Ont., farmhouse is facing a number of new charges. Robert Edwin Wh...

Oshawa Reclaims Car Crown From Windsor

CBC | Posted 04.08.2012 | Canada Business

Oshawa is once again the automotive capital of Canada, according to a leading automotive consultant. Dennis DesRosiers, president of DesRo...

GM's New Cadillac To Be Built In GTA

CP | Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada Business

OSHAWA, Ont. - General Motors will invest $117 million to prepare its assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont. to build the new Cadillac XTS next year. The a...