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Auto Pact: Ford announces $535 million plant

In 1965, a landmark agreement with the United States transformed Canada's tiny car-making industry into a world leader. The Auto Pact created thousands of Canadian jobs and was the backbone for a generation of economic growth. But the Auto Pact also tied Canada's fortunes more closely than ever to its southern neighbour.

Major government incentives encourage Ford to build a $535 million plant in Ontario.

Medium: Radio
Program: Sunday Morning
Broadcast Date: Aug. 6, 1978
Host: Bronwyn Drainie, Patrick Martin
Reporter: Jeff Carruthers
Duration: 3:25

Last updated: July 11, 2013

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