General Manufacturing

General Manufacturing Sector Profile

Sector Facts and Figures Total GDP Share of Canadian GDP $58.9 billion 2.98% Exports $112.0 billion Imports $197.8 billion Foreign Trade Balance 5-year change -$85.7 billion +22.2% Total Employment...
General Manufacturing

Canada must retaliate against the US over aluminum tariffs

Jerry Dias, Unifor National President & Renaud Gagné, Unifor Quebec Director

Against any semblance of good judgement, the United States is on the verge of yet another trade war with Canada by slapping a new round of tariffs on Canadian aluminum.

Sadly, this is the culmination of the current US administration’s stubborn refusal to understand just how important Canadian aluminum is to the US and its willingness to sacrifice jobs in both countries on behalf of special interests.