The union representing workers at a General Motors plant in Oshawa is upset over one of Stephen Harper’s latest ads and its depiction of an assembly line for a car that will soon be assembled in the United States.
“This ad shows just how out of touch this government has become,” said Jerry Dias, the president of Unifor National.
The ad, titled Proven Leadership, was released Monday in an attempt to portray Prime Minister Stephen Harper as a strong leader, capable of making tough decisions.
The ad is also an obvious knock against Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, without naming the Papineau MP in the video, who the Conservatives say is not up for the job of being prime minister.
But Unifor members aren’t happy with the government or with the GM’s plans to ship production of the Camaro muscle car elsewhere.
“Sitting back while good jobs leave the country is not proven leadership,” said Dias.
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