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    Report: Ontario looks to liquidate its holdings in General Motors
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    The late-80s and early-90s saw the Canadian government divest itself from some of its largest state-owned businesses (known in Commonwealth countries as Crown Corporations) – particularly when it came to transport and energy companies. In a sweeping implementation of Thatcherism led by ...

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    Report: Canada getting ready to sell GM stake
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    Canada's federal government and the government of the province of Ontario have started searching for an investment bank to sell the rest of their combined 140 million shares in General Motors, according to an unidentified source, Bloomberg reports. That represents a 10-percent stake up for sale. ...

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    Video: Acura TL bursts into flames moments before being traded in at Ontario dealership [UPDATE]
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    Watching your car burst into flames before your eyes is never good news, and it's even worse when you're mere moments away from trading it in at the local dealership. This Car-B-Q blaze apparently erupted at Acura 2000, a dealer in Brampton, Ontario. As the video tells us, the unlucky customer ...

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    Official: Chevy Camaro to be built in US once again
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    General Motors has announced that the next generation of the Chevrolet Camaro will once again be built in the United States, specifically at the Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant in Lansing, MI. The current Camaro has been assembled in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, since its introduction in ...

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    Motorsports: New Ontario racetrack green-lit, hopes to woo NASCAR
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    You may think that NASCAR is exclusively an American sport, but it has quite a following in Canada, too. How do we know that? Well, aside from knowing a few fans who count themselves among our neighbors to the north, it seems that a project has been green-lighted to build a NASCAR-minded speedway ...

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    Report: Toyota looking to shift some Lexus RX production from Japan to Canada
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    In an effort to reduce the Yen's impact on its bottom line, Toyota says it will invest $100 million in its Cambridge, Ontario plant to increase output of the Lexus RX CUV. The Ontario factory is Toyota's only Lexus producer outside of Japan. "This is a big and ambitious project with new ...

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    Report: GM to shut Oshawa line, shed 2,000 jobs
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    According to the Toronto Sun, General Motors will be shutting down one of the lines at its Oshawa, Ontario plant, putting 2,000 workers out of a job. As of yet, no official notice has been given to the employees or the Canadian Auto Workers union that represents them, though an official ...

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    Report: Canadian railroad strike could pinch U.S. car supply
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    TheDetroitBureau.com reports 5,000 Canadian Teamster union members moved to strike against the Canadian Pacific Railroad after last-minute negotiations failed to reach a fruitful agreement. As a result Chrysler, General Motors, Ford, Honda and Toyota have all seen their vehicle shipments ...

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    Video: Ontario seizes pair of taxi cabs for street racing
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    Two taxi drivers in Toronto recently found themselves on the wrong side of the law after officers stopped the duo for illegal "stunt driving." The drivers had their Chevrolet Impala taxis impounded and their licenses revoked for seven days after officers busted the two street racing early on the ...

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    Official: 2012 Ram Cargo Van starts rolling in Windsor
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    Call it a Caravan, call it a Voyager, call it whatever you want – just don't call it a Dodge. Because while it may look exactly like a Dodge, it's actually a Ram. And as the suits in Auburn Hills will point out, the Ram truck brand is no longer under Dodge's purview. What it's actually ...

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    Report: Why was this BMW dealership abandoned in 1988 with cars still inside?
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    In 1988, Citation Motors, a BMW Dealership in Ontario, shut its doors with little explanation. The simple answer seems to be that the dealership had its concession license revoked, but nobody seems to be able to track down why exactly. Endras BMW, another Toronto-based Bimmer peddler, did some ...

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    Video: Teamsters fire up website to protest BMW, prepare to picket dealers
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    Ontario, California's Local 495 chapter of the Teamsters union has taken aim at BMW to protest the company's outsourcing of 100 distribution center jobs. Like every large company, BMW is looking for ways to save money in lean times, and laying off unionized workers is an easy way to do ...

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    Report: 12-year-old girl crashes stolen pickup, takes out town's power
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    12-year-old kids looking to jump behind the wheel should stick to go-karts and video games. Or maybe empty fields. Otherwise, things don't usually end well, as was the case for a preteen girl in Pikangikum, Ontario. The 12-year-old reportedly swiped the family pickup truck, then loaded it up ...

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    PSA: Using an armchair as a replacement seat is a bad idea
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    Ottawa police were conducting roadside seatbelt checks as part of the Spring Seatbelt Campaign, when one of their stops brought an unexpected surprise. A green Chevrolet minivan's driver got into some trouble thanks to the aftermarket passenger seat he installed. This was no Sparco or Recaro, ...

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    Video: Mazda dealer responds to allegations it bilked customer on meds
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    Canadian Mazda dealer responds to overpriced car sale – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Over the weekend, we brought you the story of Madeline Leonard, a Canadian woman on disability who was pressured into the sale of a 2010 Mazda6 sedan when she came in to have some work done ...

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    Canadian police pull over entire Mini convoy
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    Every year, the Southern Ontario Mini Club organizes two charity drives – one in the Spring and one in the Fall. Over time, the event has grown from a handful of participating cars to over 30, and as such, this year the organizers let local law enforcement know where the caravan would be ...

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    General Motors adding Chevrolet Equinox production at Oshawa, move boosts GMC Terrain too
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    2010 Chevrolet Equinox – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Continued strong demand for General Motors' new Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain has triggered the automaker to add extra production capacity for the crossovers at the its Oshawa, Ontario assembly plant. As you may recall, ...

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    Buick Regal, Camaro convertible production to launch in Oshawa plant Q1 2011
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    2011 Buick Regal – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors of Canada has confirmed that production of the 2011 Buick Regal will kick off at its Oshawa assembly plant in the first quarter of 2011. That move has been assumed long before the Regal was even confirmed as an ...

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    Report: Cadillac XTS production to start at Oshawa in early 2012
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    Detroit-bound Cadillac Concept Teaser - Click above to enlarge
    Early next Tuesday morning, Cadillac will unveil a concept version of its new XTS flagship at the Detroit Auto Show. A report from Canada's CTV now says that production of the XTS will begin at General Motors' Oshawa, Ontario assembly ...

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    GM buys remaining stake in CAMI plant from Suzuki
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    2010 Chevrolet Equinox – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's safe to say that 2009 has been the most difficult year in the 101-year history of General Motors. But while most of the news coming out of GM has been tough to swallow, the Detroit, MI-based automaker has had one very good ...

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