Federal and Ontario governments announce $1B for auto sector

May 2, 2022 at 6:21 pm  Federal, Politics

In Windsor, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Doug Ford announce support for the province’s automotive manufacturing sector. The federal and provincial governments together will contribute a total of $1 billion toward automaker Stellantis’ $3.6 billion revamp of its Windsor and Brampton plants, supporting the company’s push toward electric vehicle and battery production.

Also taking part in the news conference are François-Philippe Champagne (federal minister of innovation, science and industry), Vic Fedeli (Ontario minister of economic development, job creation and trade), Irek Kusmierczyk (MP for Windsor–Tecumseh), Drew Dilkens (mayor of Windsor), Stellantis representatives Mark Stewart (chief operation officer) and Lori Shalhoub (vice-president, General Counsel / External Affairs and Public Policy), and Unifor representatives Shane Wark (national automotive lead), Dave Cassidy (president of Local 444), and Danny Price (president of Local 1285). (May 2, 2022)

source

No conversations yet

Activity Stream

Fri, May 20, 2022 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Exploring the Napier Ranch Conservation Area
Thu, May 19, 2022 at 12:37 pm - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Will Canada finally stem rising aviation emissions in 2022?
Tue, May 17, 2022 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Wandering on Dewdrop Ridge – Kamloops Trails
Sun, May 15, 2022 at 8:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Six Mile Thrice – Kamloops Trails
Sat, May 14, 2022 at 6:10 pm - Bill Sundhu posted on their blog: There is no Peace without Justice! »
Thu, May 12, 2022 at 10:13 am - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Green living is good for you — and the planet
Tue, May 10, 2022 at 7:45 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Early Hiking in the Frederick Bluffs
Sat, May 7, 2022 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Up the NE Mara Route
Thu, May 5, 2022 at 11:18 am - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Suppressed science shows fish farms endanger wild salmon
Tue, May 3, 2022 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: A Moderate Hike on the Uplands Trails
Full Stream