Cars pass under an overrun at General Motors car assembly facility in Oshawa on June 1, 2012. REUTERS / Mark Blinch / Filfoto
TORONTO (Reuters) – General Motors Co. ( GM.N GM.N ]) plans to close all operations at a factory near Toronto and a message is expected on Monday, a local TV news channel reported on Sunday
. Referring to several sources, CTV News reported that the plant closure in Oshawa, Ontario province, was expected to affect thousands of high paying jobs. GM builds sedans on a mounting line and pickup cars on another. The facility closes is part of the global restructuring, the report is added.
A spokesman from Canada based on GM rejected comment.
GM employs approximately 2,500 professionals and approximately 300 officials in the Oshawa area. The US machine has other operations in Canada, including a facility in Ingersoll, Ontario, where it fits the Chevrolet Equinox.
Reporting by Allison Lampert and David Ljunggren; Write by Denny Thomas; Editing David Gregorio
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