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News Automotive Manufacturing General
July 22, 2019  

Ford to cut 200 jobs at Oakville auto assembly plant on slowing sales

4,600 workers produce the Ford Flex SUV, Lincoln MKT crossover, Ford Edge SUV and Lincoln MKX crossover.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General
July 11, 2019  

Federal Liberals, Ontario Tories blame each other for Bombardier layoffs

Both point to transportation projects that could have secured work for the Thunder Bay plant.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2019  

Ford brushes off questions on Dean French appointments controversy

News of other government appointments having connections to French continue to emerge, premier silent on the issue.

News General
July 4, 2019  

Lee Iacocca, engineer of Chrysler’s turnaround, dies at 94

In his 32-year career at Ford, and then at Chrysler, Iacocca helped launch some of Detroit’s bestselling and most significant vehicles.

News Automotive General
June 27, 2019  

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe as part of restructuring

Ford lost US$398 million in 2018 in Europe.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2019  

Ontario wants anti carbon tax gas pump stickers displayed by Aug. 30

Enforcement plans could include an education campaign, written warnings, compliance orders and charges.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
June 4, 2019  

‘Beer insiders’ fuelling online criticism of Tory government tweets: Fedeli

Claims brewers who own The Beer Store are fighting to hang onto a near monopoly.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 23, 2019  

Spending growth slowest in 30 years under Ontario Tories: Watchdog

FAO says rising interest rates, high household debt, trade uncertainty could negatively impact government plans.

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General Production
May 21, 2019  

Ford to cut 7,000 white collar jobs in global restructuring

No details regarding the impact on its Canadian workforce, but all North America restructuring to be wrapped up by June.

News Manufacturing General
April 24, 2019  

Ford to invest $500M in electric vehicle startup Rivian

Companies will share expertise as they develop a new Ford vehicle.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 17, 2019  

Ontario won’t work with federal Liberals on building projects: Trudeau

Says province will miss this construction season if it doesn’t identify what projects it wants to partner on with the federal government.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
April 17, 2019  

Court hears Ontario is ‘alarmist’ over federal carbon pricing powers

Court of Appeal told provinces told they can’t head off potentially catastrophic global warming on their own.

News Manufacturing Transportation General
April 11, 2019  

$28.5B transit plan to happen with or without feds, Toronto: Ford

Morneau not committing, criticizing the province for dragging its feet when it comes to allocating federal infrastructure money.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 1, 2019  

Doug Ford slams carbon tax as it takes effect in four provinces

Federal government says a family of four in Ontario would get $307 this year.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
March 29, 2019  

Bains in Windsor after Chrysler announces 1,500 job cuts at plant

Automaker cutting the third shift, which produces the Chrysler Pacifica, its hybrid version, and Dodge Grand Caravan.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
March 20, 2019  

Ford shifting 550 jobs to boost SUV production in Kentucky

Growing sales for Expeditions and Navigators are driving a 20% production boost at the Louisville plant.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 27, 2019  

Police find meth smuggled into Canada via Ford Fusions built in Mexico

Dealership employees in Chelmsford, Collingwood, Bolton and Newmarket found taped packages that lined the tires.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 22, 2019  

Premier Doug Ford talks tariffs, trade during trip to Washington

Said they’re hurting the US more than Canada, costing 16 jobs for every one created.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 15, 2019  

Doug Ford announces $40M for Ontario auto sector plan

Part of the plan is aimed at workers like those at GM, who can be retrained and still work in automotive.

News Automotive General
February 13, 2019  

Ford recalls 1.5 million pickups that can downshift without warning

The recall covers F-150 trucks from the 2011 through 2013 model years with six-speed automatic transmissions.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 1, 2019  

Bitter cold and natural gas shortages shutter auto plants

At least 18 factories and other facilities run by General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler affected.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 1, 2019  

Trudeau concerned about possible education cuts by Ford government

He said cuts won’t help the economy grow or provide opportunity for Canadians.

News Automotive General
January 31, 2019  

Bitter cold and natural gas shortages shutter auto plants

Automakers were hoping that the plants can return to normal operations as temperatures moderate on Saturday and into next week.

News Automotive General
January 24, 2019  

Ford posts quarterly loss amid struggles in Europe, China

The automaker is in the midst of a US$11 billion global restructuring.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 21, 2019  

Liberals’ carbon tax will plunge Canada into recession: Ford

Says it would kill jobs and hurt productivity; warning signs of difficult economic times ahead.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
January 17, 2019  

Consultation shows few support scrapping cap and trade: commissioner

Government plan proposes to spur private investment in clean technologies, create performance standards for large emitters.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
January 14, 2019  

Premier Ford to meet with GM, other automakers and Unifor in Detroit

Will discuss opportunities to support workers who will be out of a job when the Oshawa plant closes.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations
January 10, 2019  

Ford to shake up European business, cut jobs [UPDATED]

Reductions would be achieved as far as possible through voluntary departures.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 11, 2018  

Ontario’s deficit to rise $500M to $12.3B this year: watchdog

Attributes change to Ford cancelling cap-and-trade, reversing several tax increases, weaker economic forecast.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 5, 2018  

Ford, Volkswagen in talks to build VWs at US Ford plants

Automakers also in talks about an alliance to build commercial vehicles that could lead to other ventures.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
November 28, 2018  

Ford shuffling workers to increase production of big SUVs

Several hundred of the workers will be moved to truck and SUV factories where jobs are being added.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 7, 2018  

Ford confirms sexual misconduct allegation against Jim Wilson

Claims his office initially refused to confirm published reports about the allegation to protect the complainant’s identity.