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Recalling the speaker's last visit to Toronto. Affection for Canada and Toronto. Links between Northern Ireland and this part of Canada. Modern links and their importance. Canadian companies and the role they play in Northern Ireland's economy, with some specific examples. The formation of the new administration and the current political situation in Northern Ireland. The Belfast Agreement. Ensuring the Agreement will last. Problems of the past and the deeply realistic view of the world they have left the people of Northern Ireland. A bright future.