The Linamar CEO apologized for her decision to do travel, but didn't say where she went or why. Several government officials, as well as public health executives in Ontario, have been fired or resigned after travelling outside Canada, which has been discouraged by politicians and experts.
Unifor is upset that about 60 of its members lost their jobs when the automaker changed companies that drive finished minivans off the line and to an auto storage lot about two kilometres away. A blockade could affect production.
A majority of Canadians have increased their savings over the course of the pandemic, said Rebekah Young, Scotiabank’s director of fiscal and provincial economics. And according to the Conference Board of Canada, more than half of Canadians surveyed in December said now is a good time to make a major purchase — which includes homes, cars and appliances.
Navdeep Bains, stepped down as innovation minister Tuesday and does not intend to run again in the next federal election, whenever it's held. Francois-Philippe Champagne on Tuesday shed his title as foreign minister to take up Bains' former role
The new company, called LG Magna e-Powertrain, will immediately supply General Motors and Jaguar Land Rover, with an eye to land business from more automakers. “From our viewpoint, electrification is a sustainable trend going forward,” incoming Magna International CEO Swamy Kotagiri said.