Ford scraps potential $2-billion investment in Windsor

A major Ford Motor Co. engine investment that the federal and Ontario governments were trying to land in Windsor, Ont., will instead go to Mexico, underscoring the difficulty Canada is having competing for auto investment against its partner in the North American free trade agreement.

The auto maker was seeking about $700-million in government financial help to build a new, 1.5-litre engine to power small vehicles, sources familiar with the negotiations said.

So no tax money no plant? Screw em.