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General Motors Cancels Montreal Jazz Fest Sponsorship

According to several news reports today, General Motors, one of the three major U.S. automakers currently experiencing financial difficulties, has decided not to renew its sponsorship of the Montreal Jazz Festival (Festival international de jazz de Montréal), one of the world’s largest and most prestigious. Although the actual sponsor was the Canadian division of the corporation, GM brass pulled the plug on the five-year agreement it signed in 2005.

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