Will have to fight for the next generation of product commitments needed to sustain itself.
US NAFTA objectives don’t mention auto sector specifically, but calls for stiffer rules of origin and more stringent environmental and labour standards.
Federal NDP reveal $90 million spending pledge for automotive manufacturing sector.
Unifor, USW cite growing trade deficit as a potential threat to Canadian auto sector, jobs.
There’s concerns that removing a tariff of 6.1% on auto imports from South Korea will further skew the playing field.
Industry Minister’s spokesman says not approved by Moore’s office; more than enough civil servants to do the job
A successful deal would likely involve a trade-off between the auto and agricultural sectors.
Democrats, including Obama, offered a series of amendments to keep union rights intact, but were rejected by Republican dominated legislature.