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Auto Pact: Trouble for Magna International

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.

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Magna International goes through a downturn in 1990.

Medium: Television
Program: Venture
Broadcast Date: March 11, 1990
Guest(s): Brian Chestnut, Dennis Desrosiers, Frank Stronach
Reporter: Linda Sims
Duration: 4:57

Last updated: July 11, 2013

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