Unifor, GM to make an announcement about operations in Oshawa
Unifor, GM to make an announcement about operations in Oshawa
The General Motors car assembly plant in Oshawa is shown on Nov. 26 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Eduardo Lima
08 May, 2019, 21:50
Officials from General Motors and Unifor have announced plans to transform its Oshawa operations into a new stamping and light assembly plant. The factory, located about 60 kilometers (40 miles) east of Toronto, now builds the Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac XTS cars, both of which are being discontinued. The company says the move is expected to save 300 jobs. Photo by Mark Brown/Blackburn News.
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That new test track will be used specifically to test autonomous vehicle technology, as well as to expand the capabilities of GM's new Canadian Technical Centre, headquartered in nearby Markham. "Am I more comfortable that at least we made something out of a bad situation?"
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We continue to take action to make Ontario open for business and we are working closely with the auto industry through our government's 10-year plan, Driving Prosperity: The Future of Ontario's Automotive Sector.
Ontario Economic Development Minister Todd Smith said in a statement that the province welcomes the agreement, calling it good news for the City of Oshawa and the surrounding region. "Our government will be there for those workers and their families", it read.
CBC cited a brochure given to members of Unifor that outlined the plans for employees of the GM plant in Oshawa.
Dias said he will also meet with Premier Doug Ford on Monday to discuss the transition.
"I want to thank Justin Trudeau for reaching out on a few occasions to Mary Barra [General Motors CEO] saying "listen; we're here".
Part of the large crowd at Dieppe Gardens for the Unifor rally in support of GM Oshawa workers, January 11, 2019.
"There have been decisions to move products from Canada to Mexico and we feel General Motors can reverse that and bring a vehicle back to Canada", Dias said at the time.
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