Is it time for Canada to have its own automaker? | The Toronto Star

by Faiz Ahmed last modified 2018-11-26T14:17:37-04:00
"By purchasing GM Canada in its entirety, Canada would own a major, vertically integrated automaker. GM Canada operates assembly and parts plants, engineering labs, distribution centres, a nationwide dealership network and a cold-weather testing centre in Kapuskasing. ... We do have the money. Canada’s four largest public-pension funds alone command more than $1 trillion in assets. Ottawa would eventually spin off the new auto company to the private sector, as it did with Air Canada and Canadian National Railway Co."
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