Podcast
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David Peck | Filmmaker Peter Findlay and Unifor president Jerry Dias talk about the film "Company Town" and how union and workers got General Motors to back down on the Oshawa plant closure in 2019.
Podcast
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Scott Neigh | Rebecca Keetch and Tiffany Balducci talk about Green Jobs Oshawa and the fight to get their city's soon-closing automobile assembly plant taken into public hands and re-tooled for green production.
Columnists
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s Automotive Centre of Excellence in Oshawa, Ontario. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Linda McQuaig | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau jumped on buying an aging, climate-destroying pipeline, but has shrugged and shown no interest in using taxpayer dollars to create a Canadian-owned automaker.
Blog
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Yves Engler | Instead of fearing a populist backlash for supporting tolls, progressive need to recognize their strategic interest in promoting pedestrian, bike and mass transit scale urban spaces
Blog
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Yves Engler | Structuring transport and urban landscapes around the private auto entrenches class and wealth divisions and negatively impacts poor people.
Blog
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Yves Engler | As auto interests have pocketed stupendous profits over the past century they've also pushed to socialize huge amounts of urban land.
Blog
Yves Engler | Despite issues with Toronto's proposed road tolls, they're still the best way to upend our dependence on individually owned automobiles.
News
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Paul Weinberg | Steelworkers are growing increasingly concerned that U.S. Steel will shut down Canadian operations, costing workers their pensions and benefits.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | There is little conceivable upside to Canada's auto industry in this trade deal. The TPP as currently written would eventually stimulate a significant offshoring of North American auto production.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | Export Development Canada claims it will help us capture a few more crumbs from the auto industry's southward migration. Its convoluted logic highlights the contradictions of Canada's whole approach.
News
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Ella Bedard | Unifor says it's happy to see investment in the auto industry, but hopes that future plans will be less ad hoc.
News
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H.G. Watson | Unifor announced late Thursday that they are withdrawing their certification application to become the bargaining agents for Toyota plants in Ontario after employee numbers exceed predictions.