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We recently bought a vehicle that was manufactured in Canada. The quality is excellent and our expectations have been exceeded.

If Canadian Wood Workers are anything like Canadian Auto Workers, Wow! I look forward to seeing more photo's of your finished projects in "Show And Tell"
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Interesting Jim - what did you buy and where was it made.

Keep in mind, we, in Canada, also have Mondays and Fridays
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Good choice Jim. Yes, fess up... what did you buy?

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Interesting Jim - what did you buy and where was it made.

Keep in mind, we, in Canada, also have Mondays and Fridays
We bought a Chevy Equinox and believe it was manufactured in Ingersoll Ontario Canada on a Thursday
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Good choice Jim. Yes, fess up... what did you buy?

We bought a Chevy Equinox LT. I know how to operate half of the buttons, the others will half to wait.

It comes with a free trial period of ON STAR and I got a kick out of using their Navigation to places I knew how to get to that were 3 miles up the road..... cheap thrills
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Back in the mid 90's, we bought new Ford Escorts for our daughters. One was built in Mexico and the other in Canada. The south of the border unit was a headache from the first winter. All the lubricants got thick and gummy when it got cold out and things like the automatic seat belts and the gearshift safety release would not work until the car got warmed up. We finally gave up after about 80,000 miles. The Canadian Escort was a gem and my wife and I drove it for many years after our daughter moved on to a mini-van to haul kids with. I think it had 175,000 miles when someone else made modifications to the body and drive train in an accident and was totaled. This was my second Canadian vehicle, the first being a pick-up, and both were great.
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Kinda funny - years ago (mid 80s) I bought an Olds Cutlass - that car came out of Texas. At the same time, my buddy bought a Jimmy I think and it came out of Oshawa. We both ordered the vehicles from the same dealer. At the time, we both lived about 1 1/2 hours from Oshawa, Ontario

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Back in the mid 90's, we bought new Ford Escorts for our daughters. One was built in Mexico and the other in Canada. The south of the border unit was a headache from the first winter. All the lubricants got thick and gummy when it got cold out and things like the automatic seat belts and the gearshift safety release would not work until the car got warmed up. We finally gave up after about 80,000 miles. The Canadian Escort was a gem and my wife and I drove it for many years after our daughter moved on to a mini-van to haul kids with. I think it had 175,000 miles when someone else made modifications to the body and drive train in an accident and was totaled. This was my second Canadian vehicle, the first being a pick-up, and both were great.
Im pretty sure it was prepared for Mexico, not for the cold wheater in the north, because here the Escorts worked fine.

Edith: BTW here in my country I had bougth some Canadian stuff and ALL has very good quality.
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We bought a Chevy Equinox and believe it was manufactured in Ingersoll Ontario Canada on a Thursday
Ingersoll: Pop: approx. 12000. located strategically, just east of halfway between Detroit and Toronto. Not far from another small town, St.Thomas, where Ford used to build the Crown Victoria Police Interceptor for most of North American law enforcement. All in Southwestern Ontario, former tobacco belt. Still is in the snow belt, though. From about there and west to Detroit can be ferocious winter storms. People in small towns seem more dedicated to quality, which translates to keeping the industry in town. There endeth the history lesson for today.
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