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News Automotive Government General
May 28, 2020  

Ottawa contracts GM Canada to provide 10M face masks

Production to begin immediately at the Oshawa plant, to be distributed at cost.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
April 27, 2020  

GM Canada plans to make face masks in Oshawa

The automaker plans to manufacture approximately one million masks per month at cost

News Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
November 26, 2018  

GM to close Oshawa plant, affecting thousands of jobs: source

Part of a shift in the automaker’s global production, nothing to do with the USMCA trade agreement.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 23, 2018  

Garbage to energy: GM to tap landfill gas for co-generation power

The automaker’s facilities in Oshawa are now 100% landfill free.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
September 27, 2016  

GM workers accept tentative agreement

Deal includes a commitment by the automaker to invest $554-million in its Canadian operations.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
June 8, 2016  

GM to announce 1,000 new jobs in Oshawa

Reports say positions will eventually be spread out at a number of GM R&D facilities.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
April 19, 2016  

GM Canada purchases Toronto property to house “mobility campus”

Will house new office, research and development facilities.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
April 30, 2015  

GM Canada to cut Oshawa assembly workforce by 1,000

“We knew the announcement was coming but it still doesn’t make it any better,” said Unifor’s Jerry Dias.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
April 2, 2015  

March auto sales up 1.9% from 2014 mark: DesRosiers

Fiat Chrysler claims top spot in Canada; Ford, GM battle it out for second.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
January 23, 2015  

GM Canada fined $160K for injured worker at Oshawa plant

Worker suffered multiple broken bones after being pinned by a fallen lift table in Dec. 2012.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
November 4, 2014  

Chrysler tops auto sales in October as industry hits record pace

Automakers sold 154,949 cars and trucks last month, a 6.5% increase from October 2013.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations
April 10, 2014  

Lawsuit launched against GM by parents of Ont. fatal crash victim

Related to worldwide recalls to fix defects in ignition switches and power steering.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Production
July 18, 2013  

GM Canada wrong to cut benefits of retired workers, Ontario court rules

Some former workers saw their basic life insurance benefit cut from more than $100,000 to $20,000.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Technology
July 24, 2012  

GM Canada to make major R&D announcement in Oshawa today

Several hundred million dollars to be spent by 2016: watch for details.