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Revisiting David Poile’s Drafts – 2005

Recently, I’ve been diving into David Poile’s draft history as general manager of the Nashville Predators. Since he’s been the franchise’s only GM, he’s been at the helm for every draft since 1998. Beginning with that first draft, I’m working forward to the present, with this installment covering the 2005 Draft. For reference, here are the drafts I’ve covered so far: 1998: Franchise’s Inaugural Draft1999: Erat Leads to Forsberg2000: Scott Hartnell and Nothing Else2001: Hamhuis and Tootoo2002:...
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Cadillac’s XTS Has an End Date to Etch on Its Tombstone; Union Anticipates Additional Jobs at Oshawa Assembly

Following last week’s announcement of a new, less-populous future for General Motors’ once doomed Oshawa Assembly plant, a promise backed up by $170 million in company cash, the union representing workers at the Canadian facility has revealed when its current products will bite the dust. Under a company-wide streamlining effort outlined last year, Oshawa would […] The post Cadillac’s XTS Has an End Date to Etch on Its Tombstone; Union Anticipates Additional Jobs at Oshawa Assembly appeared first...
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GM’s Oshawa Assembly to Stay in Company Hands, Switch Roles

All this GM assembly plant news dropping today… Announced Wednesday, GM’s Oshawa Assembly, Canada’s oldest auto plant, will not close permanently come the end of the year. After product disappears from its expansive confines later in 2019, the plant will swap hats, leaving its auto manufacturing role in the past. Unfortunately for employees, while some […] The post GM’s Oshawa Assembly to Stay in Company Hands, Switch Roles appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Production, Gm, Autos, Unifor, Oshawa, News Blog, Union News, Assembly Plants, GM Canada, Oshawa Assembly, Oshawa Assembly Canada


OHL Roundup: Felhaber scores twice, 67's beat Generals for 3-0 series lead

OSHAWA, Ont. — The Ottawa 67's are just a win away from the Ontario Hockey League final.Tye Felhaber scored twice as Ottawa beat the Oshawa Generals 5-1 on Sunday to go up 3-0 in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference final.Jack Quinn, Marco Rossi and Lucas Chiodo also scored for the 67's, who have yet to lose a playoff game and have scored at least five goals in nine of their 11 post-season outings."I think we've got some big-time players in our room and guys with experience. We&...
Tags: News, Ottawa, Eastern Conference, OHL, Ontario Hockey League, Oshawa, Oshawa Generals, Tye Felhaber, Michael DiPietro, Kyle Keyser, Nicolas Mattinen, Lucas Chiodo, Felhaber, Jack Quinn Marco Rossi, Oshawa The Generals


Interim head coach of Humboldt Broncos gets permanent job for next three years

Scott Barney has been named head coach and general manager of the Humboldt Broncos for the next three seasons. The 40-year old from Oshawa, Ont., was hired as an assistant coach before the 2018-19 season. Barney was appointed interim head coach on Dec. 28 after the Broncos parted ways with Nathan Oystrick.
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OHL Roundup: Generals take Game 5 against Petes, advance to second round

The Oshawa Generals are moving on in the Ontario Hockey League playoffs. Kyle Keyser made 37 saves as the Generals beat the Peterborough Petes 4-2 on Saturday to take their first-round series in five games. Anthony Salinitri potted the go-ahead goal at 18:07 of the second period for Oshawa while Serron Noel, Cole Resnick and Kyle MacLean also scored.
Tags: News, OHL, Ontario Hockey League, Oshawa, Anthony Salinitri, Peterborough Petes, Generals, Kyle Keyser, Kyle MacLean, Serron Noel Cole Resnick


Tavares’ Quest for 50

After a four-goal performance on Monday – the first of his NHL career – John Tavares is now five goals away from the illustrious 50-goal club. With 45 goals, he has five games to become the first Toronto Maple Leaf to reach the marker in 25 years. The 2009 first overall draft pick has blown past his personal best of 38 goals in a season. He now trails only Washington Capitals sniper Alex Ovechkin for the league lead in goals. Tavares has also tied his career high with 86 points. T...
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CUSMA/USMCA Scorecard: More Poison Pills Revisited

This is the second half of our discussion and scorecard on the CUSMA/USMCA poison pills. For detailed discussion on dairy and dispute resolution, see our last column. Autos: A Canadian Solution, a Qualified Win for both Canada and the U.S. The opening U.S position on autos was that all NAFTA-qualifying vehicles must have at least 50% U.S. content, and 85% overall North American content. Both Canada and Mexico rejected this position. It was some lateral thinking by Canadian negotiators during t...
Tags: Law, Mexico, US, America, General Motors, Canada, United States, WTO, Administrative Law, Nafta, GPA, Oshawa, Ceta, Trump Administration, GPA Canada


Unifor Head Says Labor Board Ruling Won’t Stop a Future Strike

Ontario Labor Relations Board Chairman Bernard Fishbein recently ruled that Unifor’s actions over the winter were illegal under the province’s Labor Relations Act, stipulating that the union must “cease and desist from engaging in, authorizing or counseling unlawful strikes or engaging in any act that is likely to cause employees at the Inteva, Lear or […] The post Unifor Head Says Labor Board Ruling Won’t Stop a Future Strike appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Industry, Canada, Autos, Unifor, Oshawa, Labor Unions, News Blog, Union News, Jerry Dias, Ontario Labour Relations Board, Auto Workers, Oshawa Assembly, Bernard Fishbein, Unifor Head Says Labor Board Ruling, Ontario Labor Relations Board


Niku Should be Untouchable for Jets

Sami Niku hasn’t played very much for the Winnipeg Jets in his time as an injury replacement. Don’t let that fool you, however. He’s a rare and vital piece for their future on the back end. The unlikeliest of future studs, Niku has evolved from a seventh-round pick in 2015 to one of the Jets’ most promising young players. Every season since he was drafted, he’s risen up the ranks to become their best young defensive prospect. Now, with the Jets poised to be buyers for a major piece or two at the...
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Extreme Vitriol: Unifor Squares Off With Ontario, Receives Support From Veteran Rockstar

The Ontario government isn’t pleased with Unifor’s handling of General Motors’ decision to close Oshawa Car Assembly. Like the UAW, Canada’s autoworker union has been extremely vocal in its opposition to GM’s restructuring plan. Over the last few months Unifor members have picketed, held multiple rallies, protested the automaker during the North American International Auto Show, […] The post Extreme Vitriol: Unifor Squares Off With Ontario, Receives Support From Veteran Rockstar appeared first o...
Tags: Layoffs, Jobs, General Motors, Canada, Factories, Gm, Autos, Automotive Industry, Justin Trudeau, Ontario, Unifor, Todd Smith, Oshawa, Doug Ford, News Blog, Union News


Rocked by GM’s Plant Cull, Ontario Seeks to Shore Up Its Auto Sector

General Motors’ decision to stop the flow of product to Ontario’s Oshawa Assembly plant by the end of 2019 has the province’s government promising cash and a slew of measures to keep the auto industry alive north of the border. Ontario holds the bulk of Canada’s auto-related manufacturing jobs, with the sector adding up to […] The post Rocked by GM’s Plant Cull, Ontario Seeks to Shore Up Its Auto Sector appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, Government, General Motors, Industry, Canada, Gm, Autos, Ontario, Oshawa, News Blog, Oshawa Assembly, Auto Sector, Plant Cull Ontario Seeks, GM s Plant Cull Ontario Seeks


'Thank You, Canada' Skating Tour With Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir To Air On CTV

If you have two eyes, a beating heart and have ever resided in Canada, you're very likely a fan of multiple Olympic gold medal winners and "non-couple" Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. But we're going to hypothesize that because you're a person who likes feeling joy, you're probably also fond of Patrick Chan, Kaetlyn Osmond, and Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford too. Right? Good news: you'll be able to watch the country's best figure skaters from the comfort of your very ...
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UNIQLO Canada To Open 2 New Stores in Spring 2019

UNIQLO announced the opening of 2 new Canadian stores in spring 2019. The new stores will be in Oshawa Centre in Oshawa, ON and in Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket, ON. Since opening its first store in Japan in 1984, UNIQLO has grown to become an international leader with over 2,000 stores worldwide. Click here to find a UNIQLO near you.
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Workers at GM's Canada plant hold work stoppage over closure

OSHAWA, Ontario (AP) — Unionized workers at the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario, are holding another sit-down protest over the planned closure of the facility that would lead to the loss of 3,000 jobs.The union... [Author: [email protected]]
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GM won't budge on closing Oshawa, as workers protest and walk off the job

Says Unifor boss after meeting company leaders: 'I'm furious right now.'
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Union Set to ‘Waste General Motors’ in Canada

It’s been roughly a month since General Motors announced it would be shuttering Oshawa Assembly, leaving the facility’s nearly 3,000 employees and Canada’s auto union more than a little annoyed. Unifor leadership has said it intends to meet with GM executives on December 20th and discuss the automaker’s plans for the Oshawa facility in Detroit. However, […] The post Union Set to ‘Waste General Motors’ in Canada appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Generals haven't considered name change after news of Oshawa's GM plant closure

Oshawa Generals team president and governor Rocco Tullio says the five-time Memorial Cup-winning club hasn't explored the possibility of changing its name now that General Motors plans to leave the city. The Generals are named after the automaking giant, with GM being their original sponsor when they joined the Ontario Hockey Association in 1937. After the announcement earlier this week that GM would be shuttering its plant and laying off its 2,500 workers by the end of 2019 there were call...
Tags: News, General Motors, Gm, Oshawa, Oshawa Generals, Ontario Hockey Association, Rocco Tullio


Windsor Spitfires’ Weekend: Upset, Superheroes & Brotherly Love

While one win in three games is not what the Windsor Spitfires had hoped for, the two points came on a night where superheroes took over. A three-game weekend was in the plans for the Spitfires, as they had a home-and-home with the Flint Firebirds on Friday and Saturday before closing out the weekend at home against the London Knights on Sunday. The start and finish weren’t what the Spits had hoped for, but a hard-fought middle game was perfect timing. Friday Night Fright Starting the season w...
Tags: Sport, Bacon, Batman, Hockey, NHL, Hamilton, Durham, Windsor, Bulldogs, Mason, OHL, Macri, Flint Firebirds, Liam, Oshawa, Vella


Wednesday US briefing: Republican wins Mississippi's US Senate runoff

Obama slams Trump legal troubles amid Manafort revelations ... Oshawa devastated by plans to close GM car plant ... Trump officials accused of using wildfires to weaken regulationsGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s headlines. If you’d like to receive this briefing by email, sign up here. Continue reading...
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'GM is Oshawa': Canadians respond to General Motors' decision to close plant

Following announcement that company will close three plants, Oshawa employees wonder why theirs is shutting downWet flurries blanketed a sombre Oshawa as hundreds of workers quietly shuffled out of the General Motors assembly plant as they finished work for the day. Many were still processing the previous day’s devastating news: by next year, the plant – the city’s main employer – would be no more. Related: Trump says he isn't happy with General Motors' decision to shed 14,700 jobs Continue r...
Tags: Business, Americas, General Motors, World news, US news, Canada, Gm, Automotive Industry, US unions, Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau, Trump, Oshawa


'No jobs on the horizon': workers respond to General Motors' decision to close plant

Following announcement that company will close three plants, Oshawa employees wonder why theirs is shutting downWet flurries blanketed a sombre Oshawa as hundreds of workers quietly shuffled out of the General Motors assembly plant as they finished work for the day. Many were still processing the previous day’s devastating news: by next year, the plant – the city’s main employer – would be no more. Related: Trump says he isn't happy with General Motors' decision to shed 14,700 jobs Continue r...
Tags: Business, Americas, General Motors, World news, US news, Canada, Automotive Industry, US unions, Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau, Trump, Oshawa


GM will kill off these 6 Chevy, Buick, and Cadillac sedans when it closes select factories in 2019

GM announced on Monday that it will idle three assembly plants and cut more than 14,000 jobs in a major strategy shift. The company will also shift its resources away from passenger cars towards crossovers, SUVs, trucks, and EVs.  In addition, GM confirmed that the passenger car six models made at the soon-to-be-closed factories will go out of production.  These models include the Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet Volt, Cadillac CT6, Cadillac XTS, and Buick LaCrosse. General Motors...
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GM will kill off these 6 Chevy, Buick, and Cadillac sedans when it idles select factories in 2019

General Motors announced on Monday that it would idle three assembly plants in North America and cut more than 14,000 jobs in a major strategy shift. The company indicated it would also shift its resources away from passenger cars and toward crossovers, SUVs, trucks, and electric vehicles. GM also confirmed that six passenger-car models made at the plants would go out of production. These models include the Chevrolet Cruze, Impala, and Volt; the Cadillac CT6 and XTS; and the Buick LaCrosse. G...
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Trump Says Admin Is Exerting ‘A Lot Of Pressure’ On GM For Layoffs, Closures

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will cut up to 14,000 workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it abandons many of its car models and restructures to focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles, the automaker announced Monday. The reductions could amount to as much as 8 percent of GM’s global workforce of 180,000 employees. The restructuring reflects changing North American auto markets as manufacturers continue to shift away from cars toward SUVs and trucks. In...
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Canada blindsided by GM closure, workers walk out in protest

Hundreds of workers walked off the job and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed "deep disappointment" after General Motors Co on Monday announced the closure of its Oshawa plant, catching governments and employees by surprise.
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GM plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs, close factories as downturn looms

First, came the voluntary buyouts. Now, GM is ramping up its belt-tightening measures with cuts to factory and white-collar workers, plant closures in North America and the elimination of several car models as it tries to transform into a nimble company focused on high-margin SUV, crossovers and trucks and investments in future products like electric and autonomous vehicles. The actions, which are meant to safeguard the automaker from an expected downturn in the U.S. market, will increase GM’s a...
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GM will stop building cars at 3 North American factories and cut its salaried workforce by 15% in 2019 as it shifts to electric and self-driving cars (GM)

GM announced Monday that it would idle three factories in North America. The automaker said it would shift resources to investing in electric and autonomous vehicles. GM is also rightsizing its manufacturing capacity ahead of a possible economic downturn or recession. General Motors announced on Monday that it would stop building vehicles at three factories in North America in 2019. According to the automaker, the Oshawa Assembly in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada; the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly in M...
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GM to close Canadian factory, putting 3000 jobs at risk: reports

General Motors is to announce on Monday the closure of a factory in Canada, putting almost 3,000 jobs at risk, Canadian news media reported. It currently employs 2,800 people and assembles Chevrolet and GMC pickups as well as Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac XTS sedans, the website says. "I'm hoping it's just a rumor," Oshawa Mayor John Henry said.
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GM plans major announcement on global operations - report

Reports say GM was planning to close all operations at the plant in Oshawa, near Toronto.
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