The United Automobile Workers (UAW) union vowed to "confront this decision by GM through every legal, contractual and collective bargaining avenue open to our membership". Things are much worse in the United States, where the automaker has announced plans to stop production at four plants from 2019.
The Oshawa Assembly Plant employs 2,522 workers with Unifor Local 222, according to GM's website.
The closure of the Oshawa Assembly Plant is part of a shift in the company's global production and has nothing to do with the new U.S. -Mexico-Canada trade agreement, a source familiar with the situation told The Canadian Press Sunday.
But the next automaking leader may not be GM or one of its traditional rivals.
Representative Tim Ryan, a Democrat from the district that includes the Lordstown plant, said the taxpayer bailout kept GM afloat during the recession.
President Trumptold reporters, "We don't like it, I believe they'll be opening up something else". That includes $4 billion in cost cuts and $1.5 billion in reduced capital expenditures.
Kris Tripplaar/Sipa USA/NewscomSpeaking to a cheering crowd in Youngstown, Ohio, in July of past year, President Donald Trump promised more jobs would soon be flowing to the blue-collar city.
In that AP report, Lordstown was singled out as a "possible target" for GM, citing the need to reduce personnel and the uncertainty of whether enough employees took a proffered buyout from the company.
More than 16 months ago, the UAW confirmed that it was discussing with GM the potential threat to plants and jobs from slumping US sedan sales.
"It's not just General Motors, it's all the parts suppliers, logistics companies, they're all involved in putting these vehicles together and if we're gone it's a lot bigger than just GM", said Jesse Forbes, who's worked for GM in Oshawa for 17 years.
The cuts will make GM "lean and agile" as the company aims to "lead in autonomous and lead in electric vehicles", Barra said.
The General Motors Hamtramck Assembly plant in MI and Lordstown Assembly plant in OH are being "unallocated" in 2019 as a part of a major company restructuring.
GM shares rose as much as 7.8 percent following the announcement, and were almost 6 percent higher at $37.97 in midafternoon trading.
GM's latest move includes the possible closure of seven plants worldwide, as the firm shifts its focuses from away from a stagnant sedan/saloon vehicle market. It will integrate its vehicle and engine engineering teams, and it will bring more employees together, trimming the number of campuses for auto developers.
Meanwhile, GM's plant in Oshawa, Ontario, will stop making the Impala, Cadillac XTS and 2018 full-size pickups in the fourth quarter of next year.
The Volt hybrid and the LaCrosse will go the way of the dinosaur, along with several other cars, GM officials announced. GM also plans to close an assembly plant and a transmission plant in OH, along with an assembly plant in Canada.
But moving that auto, the Chevrolet Cruze, south of the border brings the risk of provoking a backlash from President Donald Trump. "They better put something else in", Trump, who has pushed for more manufacturing jobs throughout his nearly two years in office, said.
The match between Boca Juniors and River Plate has been postponed until Sunday at 5pm GMT, according to reports. Met by a barrage of River Plate fans, the Boca Juniors bus was pelted with missiles and, crucially, tear gas.
Although there are some bargains out there, Which? advised shoppers to do some research before rushing out to buy on Black Friday. It's the most hyped shopping event of the year, with consumers lured into spending £8billion by promises of massive price cuts.
The group's chief, Jago Russell, said a Russian official as Interpol president could stall or reverse those reforms. Russian prosecutors said Monday they hope the administration of President Donald Trump will be more receptive.
Tekashi 6ix9ine could spend life in prison due to criminal charges that were filed against him in federal court on Monday. Two of these charges have a maximum sentence of life in prison, with Tekashi facing a minimum of 32 years in prison.
Like all previous landing attempts at Mars, Insight's race to the surface - the first attempt since 2012 - was a tense affair. An unexpected bonus arrived a few minutes later: The MarCOs transmitted a photo snapped by InSight of its new surroundings.
Huawei holds a 22% share of the global telecom equipment market, but they've been largely shut out of the USA market already. Ltd equipment being deployed by communications service providers, particularly in countries that host U.S. military bases.
The allegations of misconduct relate to Ghosn's role as chairman of Nissan , which Renault now owns a 43.4 per cent stake in. Ghosn was arrested the same day in Tokyo , causing the cost of credit protection to spike to the highest in 2 1/2 years.
That proposal replaced President Trump's plan to ban all transgender military members, which he announced via Twitter in 2017. Court of Appeals for the District Circuit is scheduled to hear an appeal of the ruling next month.
Smith is earning $14.7 million this season and $3.8 million of his $15.6 million salary for next season is guaranteed. Under the new rules, only the guaranteed portion of a salary can be counted for matching goal .
Brexit deal 'only one possible'
The proposed deal outlines how Britain can keep close to the European Union market after a two to four-year transition. At the same time, he urged the British parliament to back the deal because nothing better will come to the table.
Stocks open higher on Wall Street after 2 days of big losses
Apple fell 4.7 percent to $177.10 and is down 24.2 percent from the peak it reached October 3, though it's still up for the year. Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones on the NYSE by a 2.77-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 2.91-to-1 ratio favoured advancers.