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The Trudeau government said it plans to consider “all the different options” to help workers affected by General Motors’ decision to close its assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont. GM announced Monday it intends to trim operations in North America, a move that will see the closure of its Oshawa facility in December 2019. More than 2,500 employees are expected to be affected by the closure, though it’s still unclear just how deep the cuts will be. At the

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Feds mulling options to help GM workers facing layoffs

By Beatrice Paez, Jolson Lim       

GM announced Monday it intends to trim operations in North America, a move that will see the closure of its Oshawa facility in December 2019. More than 2,500 employees are expected to be affected by the closure, though it’s still unclear just how deep the cuts will be.

Conservative MP Colin Carrie, who represents Oshawa, Ont., tweeted this photo of himself in a scrum in his riding Monday morning in his riding. 'Speaking with several media outlets regarding the situation here in Oshawa. Workers are leaving the GM plant. #OshawaStrong.' Photograph courtesy of Twitter
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