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2008 Equinox Sport outside the CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ontario. Photo: Nox360/Wikimedia Commons
Meagan Gillmore | Almost 2,800 workers walked off the job on Sunday night after contract negotiations with GM CAMI broke down. It's the first strike at the plant in 25 years.
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.
Blog
David Molenhuis | The Claim: The Conservative Party says "We believe that this deal [the TPP] offers enormous benefits for the automobile sector." Is this true?
Columnists
Jim Stanford | Trans-Pacific Partnership talks have jumped right into the deep end of NAFTA: undertaking a wholesale renegotiation of what is by far Canada's most important trade relationship. Why?
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.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | Labour costs were not the key problem in the Detroit Three's crisis. And cuts in labour costs have not been the key reason, or even a major reason, for the subsequent improvement in their performance.
Podcast
Lorraine Chisholm | Michael Niman says the Obama administration's program to encourage Americans to trade in their old cars for newer models is worse for the environment than leaving them on the road.
Podcast
Matthew Adams, Stephen Benedetti | If your looking for a public nuisance, legally it sure wasn't Professor Gates, but we can make an argument that it might be the Blue Dog Democrats marking their territory on health care and maybe even
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Herman Rosenfeld | Alice Klein's arguments attack the auto sector problem from the point of view of private employers, with the aim of encouraging the creation of more private profit-oriented solutions.
Columnists
Alice Klein | As U.S. climate initiatives rev into real action, it shamefully ain't our love that we Canucks are sending stateside. Canada's offering is all about trade threats and obstruction.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | In wildly swinging the axe as a solution to corporate woe, the downsizers are felling many trees -- but missing the forest.
Columnists
Alice Klein | The old-style auto industry is on a highway to hell, and it's taking us down with it, one way or another.