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November 29, 2018

Martinrea to shut Ajax parts plant when GM ends Oshawa production

Plant is entirely dependent on GM's assembly line, 77 workers to be relocated.

Get tough with General Motors Trump style, union head urges Trudeau

Jerry Dias wants GM to reverse plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs, including 2,500 production workers in Oshawa, Ont.

Trump suggests he’s looking into tariffs on car imports

The US president thinks tariffs on foreign imports will discourage companies like GM from shuttering US plants.

Alberta buying its own rail cars to move oil without feds: Notley

The province has already started talks with a third party to buy enough rail cars and locomotives to put two more oil trains a day on the tracks.

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Need to Know 

World faces ‘impossible’ task at post-Paris climate talks

Global carbon emissions must bend no later than 2020 to stand a chance of staying under 2 degrees C. » Read more

Labour movement is in the fight for its life: experts

Canada's manufacturing sector lost 278,000 jobs between 2000 and 2007. » Read more

GM closures: Oshawa needs more than 'thoughts and prayers'

The human cost of job loss is enormous, potentially leading to depression, failing marriages or health, even suicide. » Read more

As capital flees, Ottawa continues to push unattractive policies

The money will flow to jurisdictions with more attractive policies. » Read more

Q&A: On why GM needs to retool for the future

Closing GM's Oshawa plant threatens the jobs of about 2,500 workers. But what does it mean for GM's long-term manufacturing presence in Ontario? » Read more

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

He admitted to making false statements in 2017 to the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about a plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow » Read more

U.S. and Mexico face stark choices as new president takes over

President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador takes office Saturday, just a day after the United States, Mexico and Canada are to sign the USMCA » Read more

If your Tesla knows where you are, China may too

More than 200 manufacturers transmit position information and dozens of other data points to government-backed monitoring centres, The Associated Press has found. Generally, it happens without car owners' knowledge » Read more

PEMAC: GTA Chapter Professional Development and Tour

Nov. 29, 2018
Location: UOIT, Oshawa, Ont.
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