$5.7 billion Windsor-Detroit span will be operational by late 2024.
The automotive parts association’s annual conference for suppliers set a positive note despite uncertainties globally and closer to home.
Contracts secures a $700 million investment most of which is going to Windsor engine plants.
Ontario premier headlines annual Auto Parts Manufacturers Association gathering.
Funds will be used to upgrade minivan plant and help finance an R&D project in Windsor.
Beginning construction of the infrastructure for second generating unit.
Figures highlight a major “regional and industrial turnabout” over the past 18 months, economist says.
Federal, Ontario governments suggest the automaker wouldn’t to job and economic requirements.
Liberal MPs are questioning why so many foreign workers were hired in Windsor when the city grappled with a 9% unemployment rate for much of 2013.
Dias is concerned Ontario has lost an opportunity to secure its manufacturing sector in the long-term.
Automaker is looking for $700 million from Ottawa and Ontario for Windsor and Brampton plants.
Automaker says it is in talks with Canadian governments about incentives to offset higher costs in Canada.
Moneymakers for OEMs gained 7.9% from previous year.
Negotiations on a broader agreement continue as lockout ends.
Blades and towers made in Ontario, up to 500 new construction jobs.