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.
What term could you use to replace, say, socialism? How about -- socialism?
In the wake of General Motors’ decision to close its Oshawa plant, politicians offer regret, promises to help workers. Meanwhile the idea of nationalizing the car-maker’s Canadian assets is floated.
David J. Climenhaga
In its heyday, General Motors employed about 40,000 people in Canada. Now that number is just over 8,000, and is set to fall by nearly half. The prime suspect in the ordeal? Donald Trump.
Despite abundant evidence that nothing approaching the fantasy of free market capitalism exists, the myth persists to legitimate the private appropriation of socially created wealth.
The agreement includes 2 per cent wage increases in the first and fourth years, annual $2,000 bonuses and a one-time $6,000 signing bonus.
Unifor opened formal contract talks with General Motors this afternoon, in what could be the most important round of auto talks in a generation. Stay informed, take action, and support #autotalks16.
Journalists used to be taught to report not what people say but what they do. What's changed?
Auto companies conspired to keep the population in a toxic haze and change the face of urban landscapes across North America back in the 1930s.
CAW President Ken Lewenza is calling the decision by General Motors to close the consolidated line in Oshawa short-sighted.