January 22, 2018

The end of NAFTA would make Quebec's aerospace sector vulnerable

For Immediate Release Monday January 22, 2018 Montreal, QC – In the space of 24 years, the North American aerospace industry has grown on a continental scale. As in the automotive sector, the stability of the supply chain was built on a North American commercial space. Breaking this structure would put Quebec’s aerospace cluster to the test. “In case we should give up NAFTA, a slump is to be expected,”

Recommendations of the IAM regarding the NAFTA Renegotiation

Recommendations of the IAM regarding the NAFTA Renegotiation Preamble In this document, we provide you with four recommendations which can potentially increase the fairness and the balance of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and ensure it can create a better environment for all citizens living in North America. Goals of recommendations #1 and #2: • Establish basic labour standards for the entire territory; • Improve the defence of

Canada invokes Chapter 19 to reverse US penalties on C-Series and softwood lumber

The Machinists’ Union applauds the decision For Immediate release Sunday January 21, 2018 Montréal, QC – The Machinists Union (IAM) is pleased to see Canada using Chapter 19 to try to break the protectionist measures of the US government. “We have been calling for this initiative publicly since October 13, 2017,” said IAM Quebec Coordinator David Chartrand. “So it is a great relief to see the Canadian government use this