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October 15, 2020  

[UPDATED] Unifor reaches tentative deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Union went into negotiations with concerns about restoring the third shift at FCA’s Windsor and Brampton facilities.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
August 12, 2020  

Windsor to proceed with Stage 3 reopening cautiously: Mayor

Windsor-Essex region was left behind in the economic reopening because of virus outbreaks on local farms.

News Manufacturing General
July 28, 2020  

‘Windsor Hum’ finally dies down after US Steel idles Zug Island plant

Subject of intense speculation by governments and journalists on both sides of the Canada-US border since 2011.

News Food & Beverage General
June 24, 2020  

Outbreaks on farms are holding back the entire region, says Windsor, Ont., mayor

The mayor said public health officials have failed to ensure all migrant workers are tested for COVID-19

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 21, 2020  

Corby Spirit and Wine delivering several COVID-19 initiatives

Hiram Walker & Sons distillery has committed to produce up to 20,000 litres of hand sanitizer per week

News Manufacturing Transportation General
October 9, 2018  

Construction on Gordie Howe International Bridge officially underway: Trudeau

$5.7 billion Windsor-Detroit span will be operational by late 2024.

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August 16, 2017  

Auto disruption: APMA focuses on tech, trade and Trump

The automotive parts association’s annual conference for suppliers set a positive note despite uncertainties globally and closer to home.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 1, 2016  

Unifor and Ford avert strike with tentative auto agreement

Contracts secures a $700 million investment most of which is going to Windsor engine plants.

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June 15, 2016  

Wynne affirms Ontario commitments to auto, environment

Ontario premier headlines annual Auto Parts Manufacturers Association gathering.

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June 15, 2016  

Ontario provides $85M for Chrysler expansion in Windsor

Funds will be used to upgrade minivan plant and help finance an R&D project in Windsor.

News Energy Manufacturing General
June 6, 2016  

Domtar invests $36M in power unit for Windsor, Que. mill

Beginning construction of the infrastructure for second generating unit.

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March 14, 2016  

Jobless rate in Calgary surpasses Windsor, Ont.

Figures highlight a major “regional and industrial turnabout” over the past 18 months, economist says.

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October 24, 2014  

Ford opts out of Ontario for engine plant, union says

Federal, Ontario governments suggest the automaker wouldn’t to job and economic requirements.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 7, 2014  

Kenney defends temporary workers hired in Windsor, Ont.

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.

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March 5, 2014  

Union says Chrysler decision shows need for auto strategy

Dias is concerned Ontario has lost an opportunity to secure its manufacturing sector in the long-term.

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February 14, 2014  

Marchionne optimistic about investment in Chrysler expansions

Automaker is looking for $700 million from Ottawa and Ontario for Windsor and Brampton plants.

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January 14, 2014  

Chrysler considering major upgrade at Windsor minivan plant

Automaker says it is in talks with Canadian governments about incentives to offset higher costs in Canada.

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June 4, 2013  

Trucks drive Canadian auto sales in May

Moneymakers for OEMs gained 7.9% from previous year.

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April 17, 2013  

CAW reaches 30 day agreement with National Auto Radiator

Negotiations on a broader agreement continue as lockout ends.

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April 1, 2013  

RES Canada begins Samsung-Pattern wind project in Chatham-Kent

Blades and towers made in Ontario, up to 500 new construction jobs.

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November 27, 2012  

Detroit-Windsor bridge on the fast track, Michigan governor says

$1-billion international bridge project still needs exemption from Buy America policy.

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August 1, 2012  

TRW Automotive’s Q2 income drops 25%

Higher costs, flat sales in Europe cited.

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June 12, 2012  

Windsor economy shifts out of reverse: BMO

Unemployment rate expected to drop to pre-recession levels.

News Automotive Business Operations Operations Technology
May 9, 2012  

Ford shortens summer shutdowns to boost production

Vehicle sales are up in April but down for the year in China, but business is booming in North America where Ford Motor Co. is adding a week of production several plants.

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April 10, 2012  

Chrysler’s Windsor plant bronzed for WCM efforts

Chrysler’s plants in Windsor, Ont. and Dundee, Mich. earn bronze status less than three years after adopting the World Class Manufacturing system.

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September 29, 2011  

Temporary shut down at Chrysler’s Windsor plant

Engine shortages from its Trenton, Mich. plant is stalling production

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July 13, 2011  

Windsor readies for massive solar installation

Local manufacturers team up with distillery to build 7.9 mega-watt rooftop solar project

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July 8, 2011  

Solar maker to lay off 60 plant workers

Siliken Canada blames PC leader Hudak and Ontario Power Authority for falling sales leading to layoffs