Canada's Clement to discuss GM fate with U.S

Thu May 14, 2009 3:52pm EDT
 
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OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Industry Minister Tony Clement said on Thursday he will go to Washington on Tuesday to discuss General Motors Corp's restructuring efforts with the U.S. administration.

Clement told reporters that Ottawa's main goal in the process is to maintain Canada's 20 percent share of GM's North American production.

(Reporting by Randall Palmer, writing by John McCrank; editing by Rob Wilson)

 
<p>Minister of Industry Tony Clement speaks during a news conference in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Blair Gable</p>