CVMA welcomes new measures to end border blockades, calls for rapid enforcement

February 11, 2022 STATEMENT

Statement by Brian Kingston, President & CEO of the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association:

“CVMA welcomes the just announced new Ontario emergency measures but reiterates the need for rapid, coordinated and judicious enforcement measures as the unlawful protests continue to impact thousands of people and their livelihoods on both sides of the border.”

For further information, please contact:

Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association

Office: 416.364.9333

About the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association (CVMA)

The Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association is the industry association that has represented Canada’s leading manufacturers of light and heavy duty motor vehicles for more than 90 years. Its membership includes Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited, General Motors of Canada Company, and Stellantis (FCA Canada Inc.). Collectively its members operate 5 vehicle assembly plants as well as engine and components plants, and have over 1,300 dealerships. 136,000 jobs are directly tied to vehicle assembly in Canada. Direct and indirect jobs associated with vehicle manufacturing are estimated at over 792,000 across Canada. Please visit