HAMILTON, Ont., Canada – Magna International Inc. co-CEO Don Walker has a message for Canadian lawmakers looking to woo auto business north of the border: Go after the OEMs. “Don’t be spending lots of money in the parts industry; spend it trying to attract assembly plants,” Walker says at the annual Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Assn. here. “That will attract the parts makers.” Last year, the Canadian government announced a C$1 billion ($791.2 million) manufacturing incentive package, ...

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