Canada’s Minister of Industry Lucienne Robillard hopes to make a decision on Ford Motor Co.’s Oakville, Ont., manufacturing complex in “the very near future,” a spokeswoman for Robillard tells Ward’s. Ford has asked the government to contribute C$200 million ($143 million) or 20% of the C$1 billion ($726 million) cost to convert the Oakville facility and adjacent Ontario Truck Plant, which is slated to close in July, into a flexible campus. Ford currently makes minivans in Oakville, ...

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