Stars align for auto industry revival in Canada, says Unifor’s Jerry DiasFri, 17, Feb 2017
United States President Donald Trump's calls to renegotiate NAFTA combined with the Liberal Canadian government's friendlier approach to the auto industry could favour Canada, Unifor says.
Canada in 'position of absolute strength' to renegotiate NAFTA, government saysThu, 16, Feb 2017
Ontario Minister of Economic Development Brad Duguid said Canada is "fortunate" to begin a NAFTA dialogue with the Trump administration "from a position of absolute strength."
CEOs brace for NAFTA changes as Trudeau and Trump meetMon, 13, Feb 2017
Canada and the U.S. have knitted together one of the world's most integrated economies since signing free trade agreements 30 years ago, trading everything from fertilizer to oil, auto parts to drugs. As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to Washington to meet President Donald Trump on Monday, Canadian companies are hoping it doesn't all unravel in a trade war.
Unifor calls GM's Ontario job cuts 'betrayal,' urges NAFTA talksFri, 27, Jan 2017
The union representing thousands of Canadian autoworkers says General Motors' plan to cut about 600 jobs at its CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ont., Jan. 27, “reeks of corporate greed” and is reason enough to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Mexico minister signals changes to rules of origin in NAFTA talksThu, 02, Feb 2017
Mexico, the United States and Canada could overhaul rules about a product's country of origin in a renegotiation of the NAFTA trade treaty in order to strengthen regional supply chains, the Mexican economy minister said.
U.S. protectionism would hurt all sides, says German economy ministerWed, 01, Feb 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump's policy decisions are going in "a totally wrong direction," German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said in a newspaper interview on Wednesday, warning that protectionism would cost growth and jobs in both economies.
Toyota asks U.S. dealers to help fight Republican border tax pushTue, 31, Jan 2017
Days before a group of Republican lawmakers were due to discuss their party's controversial proposal to tax all imports, Toyota sent an urgent message to its U.S. dealers -- tell the politicians the tax would seriously hurt car buyers.
Canada, U.S. auto industry coordinating on Trump responseWed, 25, Jan 2017
Automakers and suppliers on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border are meeting state and provincial governments to coordinate a response to President Donald Trump as he pushes far-reaching changes to a trade deal that's crucial to the industry.
Toyota dials out Trump talk when it comes to tradeFri, 27, Jan 2017
Toyota Canada President Larry Hutchinson remains optimistic in the face of mounting pressure on the North American Free Trade Agreement under United States President Donald Trump.