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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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Oshawa, Ontario is situated approximately 40 miles (60 km) east of Toronto and is considered the home of the Canadian automobile industry.
The award was presented today at an award ceremony held at the General Motors Oshawa Car Plant/Stamping Facility in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.
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On June 3, General Motors announced plans to cease production of half-tonne trucks at the plant in Oshawa, Ontario in 2009, effectively eliminating 2,600 jobs.
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General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), a United States-based automaker, has added an additional 700 workers to its Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant.