Great Lakes Manufacturing Council

Auto Executives in Canada and U.S. Plot Cross-Border Response to Trump’s NAFTA Threats

The Financial Post reports that Automakers and parts manufacturers on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border are meeting state and provincial governments to co-ordinate a response to President Donald Trump as he pushes far-reaching changes to a trade deal that’s crucial to the industry, the head of Canada’s biggest autoparts maker said.  The group has been meeting to put together an analysis of the industry to show how integrated it is and how free trade is key to the competitiveness of manufacturers across North America, said Don Walker, chief executive officer of Magna International Inc. He declined to say who is joining the talks.  To read the article, click here