GM layoffs a hard blow for Canadian car town


By Cameron French OSHAWA, Ontario, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The city of Oshawa, Ontario may be a good 4-1/2 hour drive from the home offices of Detroit-based General Motors Corp. . But when General Motors sneezes, Oshawa quickly catches a cold. When the world's biggest automaker announced 30,000 job cuts across North America on Monday the community found itself directly in the crosshairs of the troubled U.S. auto industry. About 12 percent of GM's cuts will come at the expense of Oshawa ...

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