News for January, 2015

  • Auto industry decline hits young families hardest, study finds

    JANUARY 27, 2015

    "Young families and people under the age of 25 have been hit the hardest by the decline of the auto industry in Windsor, a new study of the automotive industry shows. 

    The report, put together by researchers at the Automotive Policy Research Centre (APRC) in Hamilton, shows the relationship between automotive manufacturing and healthy communities and economic status of families."

    Read CBC.ca's full coverage of the APRC's latest publication "Local and Regional Labour Market Trends in the Canadian Automotive Manufacturing Industry"  here.  

  • Young families hardest hit by auto sector’s decline, report finds

    JANUARY 27, 2015

    "Young Windsor families are bearing the economic brunt of the decline in the region’s auto industry, according to a new report by researchers at Hamilton’s McMaster University."

    Read the full Windstor Star article about the APRC's most recent report here. 

  • Auto Report Shows Families Hurting

    JANUARY 27, 2015

    "A new report from the Automotive Policy Research Centre out of Hamilton shows governments lost out on $7-billion in tax revenue because of the downturn in the auto industry.

    Young families in Windsor are taking the biggest hit according to the report. It’s suggested those families ages 25-34 years old in Windsor have seen the worst annual dollar decline of about $18,000 between 2000 and 2012."

    Read Blackburn radio's full report here.