Upcoming Meetings

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Involved Groups

Information of the other groups and associations we work with.


In the Past

Previous presentations of the Auto Mayors Meetings and Research Reports



Past media releases, statements as well as media coverage.


Who We Are

Mayor Burton - Toronto

The Ontario Auto Mayors work collaboratively at the provincial and federal levels to promote awareness, advocacy and strategic policy initiatives to further strengthen the Canadian economy through advancements and investments in the automotive sector.

The automotive sector is a key driver of employment and innovation across Canada and the Ontario Auto Mayors collectively advocate for government incentives to ensure Canada remains competitive with other auto jurisdictions.

Auto Mayors Action Plan 2021

Auto Mayors Action Plan 2021

Recent News

Auto Mayors Meeting

Panel Presentations and Moderated Q and A.

Auto Mayors Meeting

Panel Presentations and Moderated Q and A.

Auto Sector Remains Key to Economic Prosperity in Ontario

Auto-Mayors from across southern Ontario gathered in the City of Oshawa to reaffirm their commitment to the auto sector and the on-going need to keep the auto industry globally competitive.

Auto Mayors Meeting

Panel Presentations and Moderated Q and A.

Auto Mayors Statement on Ontario's Auto Sector Plan

The Auto Mayors strongly support the Ontario government’s renewed commitment to strengthening the competitiveness and innovation of our automotive industry.

GM Holding Firm on its Plant Closure in Oshawa

The Auto Mayors are deeply disappointed General Motors (GM) is moving ahead with its decision to close its Oshawa assembly plant by the end of the year.

GM Plant Closure

The Auto Mayors are deeply concerned with GM’s announcement to close its Oshawa assembly plant in 2019 as part of a global restructuring.

New NAFTA Agreement

The Auto Mayors congratulate Canada’s negotiating team on striking a three-way Canada-U.S.-Mexico deal that supports our automotive industry.

Letter to Ontario Auto Mayors

Minister Jim Wilson, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade.

Auto Mayors Meeting

Panel Presentations and Moderated Q and A.

Auto Mayors Meeting: NAFTA

Panel Presentations and Moderated Q and A.

Unifor Agreement Ensures Long-term Job Stability

The Auto Mayors are encouraged to see an ongoing victory for jobs, growth and innovation in the auto sector through the agreements recently negotiated by Unifor.

Provincial Support for New Auto Jobs Welcomed by Auto Mayors

The Auto Mayors are pleased to see yet another major investment in Canadian auto, with Premier Kathleen Wynne's announcement of an $80 million grant to support the automotive sector in Windsor ON.

Auto Mayors Applaud GM's Investment in Canadian Innovation

General Motors Executive Vice President Mark Reuss announced today the addition of 1000 highly skilled engineering and software jobs in Oshawa's Tech Centre and a new software development centre in Markham.

Auto Mayors Act to Protect and Grow Auto Jobs

At a policy meeting in Oakville on Monday, the Ontario Auto Mayors agreed on key priorities to protect and grow advanced manufacturing auto jobs in their communities and across Canada.

Ontario Auto Mayors Meeting

Call for Action, Policy Direction, Automotive Advisor Update and Mayors Roundtable Discussion 2016 Priorities

Auto Mayors reinforce the need for advanced manufacturing policies

The Ontario's Auto Mayors continue to stress the need for national and provincial advanced manufacturing policies after preliminary reviews of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.

Ontario Auto Mayors call on new Liberal government to ensure a level playing field in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

The Ontario Auto Mayors are urging the new government to protect the competitiveness of Canada's auto sector which may be threatened under the terms negotiated for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Auto Mayors request a copy of the TPP agreement

The Ontario’s Auto Mayors have requested a copy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement and all related side letters and agreements from the federal government immediately to evaluate the impact of the deal on the auto sector.

Auto Mayors comment on TPP Announcement

During the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, the Ontario Auto Mayors urged the federal government to keep the automotive trade rules harmonized between Canada and the U.S. Based on today’s announcement, the Auto Mayors are concerned that the TPP agreement includes significant differences in the trade rules between Canada and the U.S., in particular the difference in length of transition time for Canada’s auto tariffs.

Auto Mayors say TPP must keep CANADA-U.S. auto trade rules haromonized

In a letter to the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, the Ontario Auto Mayors have urged the federal government to keep the automotive trade rules harmonized between Canada and the U.S. in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations.

Ontario's partnership with Toyota is great news for the automotive sector in Ontario and Canada

The Ontario Auto Mayors are pleased with today's announcement by the Ontario government to partner with Toyota Manufacturing Canada Inc. by investing in new technology to help sustain Toyota's Cambridge and Woodstock assembly plants.

Ontario Auto Mayors call for advanced automotive manufacturing policy framework

Ontario Auto Mayors are calling for development and implementation of collaborative and cohesive national and provincial advanced automotive manufacturing policy.

Ontario Auto Mayors reinforce the need for a national automotive strategy

The Ontario Auto Mayors are concerned with General Motors of Canada's announcement to cut 1,000 jobs at the Oshawa assembly plant as result of a production shift of the Chevrolet Camaro.

Ontario Auto Mayors stress the need for a national automotive strategy

The Ontario Auto Mayors are concerned with Toyota's decision to move production of its popular Corolla sedan from its plant in Cambridge, Ontario Canada to a new assembly plant in Guanajuato, Mexico.

Ontario Auto Mayors encouraged by Ford Motor Company's addition of 400 new employees

The Ontario Auto Mayors are pleased with yesterday's announcement by Ford Motor Company that the production of the all-new 2015 Ford Edge would be manufactured in Oakville, Ontario, creating new jobs for 400 people.

Ontario Auto-Mayors Roundtable Support Recent Government Funding to the Auto Sector

The Ontario Auto-Mayors Roundtable support the federal and provincial governments' investment of $101 million to Linamar Corporation, a parts and auto manufacturer, which is expected to create jobs in the sector.

Auto Mayor's Press Politicians to Support Industry

In an open letter earlier this month, the Auto Mayors of Ontario, asked each provincial party to unveil its "strategy" and plan to ensure there will continue to be a competitive and sustainable automotive industry.

Ontario Made

Rethinking manufacturing in the 21st century.