Automakers want union concessions

General Motors’ presence in Canada rumoured to be uncertain
By Gordon Sova
||Last Updated: 05/01/2009

In both the United States and Canada, the North American car companies are squeezing their unions to support the claims they are making to the respective national governments for bail-out money. The U.S. deadline for loans is February 14; the Canadian one is three days later on February 20.