The Cruze cruises: GM assembly plant prepares to close
GM announced late last year that Lordstown along with three plants in the U.S. and one in Canada would close by early next year.
Get tough with General Motors Trump style, union head urges Trudeau
Jerry Dias wants GM to reverse plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs, including 2,500 production workers in Oshawa, Ont.
Labour movement is in the fight for its life: experts
Canada’s manufacturing sector lost 278,000 jobs between 2000 and 2007.
Union leaders, politicians selling ‘false hope’ on GM: Premier Ford
Ford said the fight ahead for the 2,500 autoworkers affected by the looming Oshawa plant closure will be to find new jobs.
Canadian employment growth flat in January
But jobless rate ticks up to 7.2%.
Calgary faces uncertainty and opportunity in 2016
Oil price plunge likely to encourage growth in other sectors to diversify Alberta’s economy.
Wrigley Canada shuttering Toronto gum factory
Production will be shifted to Gainesville, Ga. facility; shut down to put 383 employees out of work.
Canada loses 4,300 net jobs in December
Jobless rate stays put at 6.6%.
Eyewear maker Luxottica closes Winnipeg plant
The move will cost 200 people their jobs, according to the Winnipeg Free Press.
Spanish wind turbine manufacturer to close Pittsburgh plant, cut 62 jobs
Layoffs at the plant east of Pittsburgh started in 2009 when 141 workers lost their jobs.
Opposition: Jobs numbers prove Tory economic policies are failing
StatsCan says the economy lost 45,900 jobs in December as the unemployment rate rose to 7.2%.
Provinces say Flaherty is blocking CPP improvement plans
The provinces want to boost benefits to ensure young Canada are set when they retire; feds says CPP hikes result in fewer jobs.
Resolute idles Tennessee newsprint mill
Move affects 150 positions, caused by decreased demand high operating costs.
Minas Basin paper mill ends production after 84 years
40 laid off workers will be offered jobs at fibre container plant next door.
Dow Chemical will close 20 plants in restructuring
Plant closures will eliminate 2,400 jobs, about 5% of the company’s workforce.
Dow Chemical cuts 900 jobs; shutters three plants
Company blames economic weakness in Europe for job losses and plant closures on three continents.
Canada may lose its economic growth bragging rights
U.S. expected to best Canada in job creation and economic growth in 2012.
Derailed: Caterpillar shutters Electro-Motive’s London plant
Transportation giant puts 420 out of work, closing Canada’s last locomotive manufacturing facility
Veyance Technologies shutters Owen Sound plant
Excess capacity to blame for plant shutdown that puts 40 people out of work.
Mabe Canada shutters Montreal plant, slashing 700 jobs
Appliance maker blames higher Canadian dollar, saying plant has become unsustainable because most of its production is exported to the U.S.
Briggs & Stratton cuts 750 jobs; shutters Tenn., Czech plants
Will move excess capacity to facilities in Georgia and Kentucky in hopes of saving $18 million in costs.
“Harper, get your ass down here” roars crowd at Electro-Motive protest [VIDEO]
15,000 rally in London, Ont. against Caterpillar’s controversial lockout of its Electro-Motive plant.
Quebec steps in to reopen shuttered White Birch mill
The province’s natural resource’s minister promises Quebec’s taxpayers won’t be on the hook for any funding.
U.S. Steel debacle ‘complete industrial disaster’ says Stanford
CAW economist says shutdowns and firings had nothing to do with the recession
Prairie consumers most optimistic about economy
TORONTO: Folks in Saskatchewan and Manitoba are the least…