Unifor announces GM to bring back pickup truck production to Oshawa plant

TORONTO — General Motors Canada president Scott Bell says the automaker will bring pickup truck production back to its Oshawa, Ont., assembly plant.

The announcement came after the company reached a tentative contract agreement with Unifor.

GM says its planned new investments will include $1 billion to $1.3 billion at Oshawa with the expected hiring of 1,400 to 1,700 hourly workers as well as $109 million in St. Catharines, Ont., to support added engine and transmission production and $500,000 million in operations at the Woodstock Parts Distribution Centre.

More to come.

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