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- British firm eyes Hydro's reactors:
Proposal involves taking over three [reactors]
- By Paul Waldie, Globe and Mail, Monday 12
January 1998. Nuclear-power giant British Energy is in
talks with Ontario Hydro about running some of its 19
nuclear reactors. The Ontario government has proposed
splitting Hydro into three entities and has announced
plans to deregulate Ontario's energy market and open
competition to more suppliers.
- Revlon to shed 170 jobs in shift to U.S.
Mississauga plant loses out in global consolidation
- By John Spears, The Tononto Star, 25
October 2000. About 170 employees at a Revlon Canada Inc.
manufacturing plant in Mississauga will lose their jobs
when production shuts down in January. Consumption of
Revlon products hasn't slipped, but sales are down.
- CAW wants ‘made in Canada’ auto
- CBC News, Sunday 11 August 2002. The Canadian Auto
Workers union is warning that the auto industry is
shrinking fast. Thousands of jobs are at stake as the big
three automakers shut plants. Canadian auto parts
suppliers are losing business because they rely too
heavily on selling parts to the big three—GM,
Chrysler-Daimler and Ford; they need to capitalize on
growth in the Asian sector of the market.
- UNITE rally to support matrix
- CAW Left Caucus Mailing List, 11 June 2003. Company
goons beat organizers up at Matrix Packaging as we were
passing out messages from pro-union workers. Workers at
the three Mississauga-Brampton area plants have been
harassed, intimindated and fired for being publically