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Oshawa

(ŏsh`əwə), city (1991 pop. 129,344), SE Ont., Canada, on Lake Ontario. The production of automobiles, begun in 1907, is the leading industry, since Oshawa is the home site of General Motors of Canada. Other products include metals, glass, plastics, machine parts, furniture, leather and woolen goods, and electrical appliances. The town is on the site of a French trading post; there is now an automobile museum.

Oshawa

 

a city in Ontario, Canada, on the northern shore of Lake Ontario. Population, 91,000 (1971). Oshawa is a major center of the automotive industry, with branches of the American firm General Motors.

Oshawa

a city in central Canada, in SE Ontario on Lake Ontario: motor-vehicle industry. Pop.: 139 051 (2001)
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Associate Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Dipika Damerla was in Oshawa to announce that the City of Oshawa will invest funds from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in programs that support healthy habits among local children and their families.
General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), a United States-based automaker, is planning to increase production of its Chevrolet Equinox at its Oshawa Assembly Plant in Ontario.
The study, "Economic Impact of GM Operations in Oshawa," released today by Unifor, found the complex boosts Canada's Gross Domestic Pro duct, supports tens of thousands of jobs, generates vital tax revenue to support such services as health care and education, and even significantly bolsters the Canada Pension Plan.
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Officials at the school, located in Oshawa, a Toronto suburb, sensibly maintain that they should be permitted to run the school according to the moral teachings of the Catholic Church.
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