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The Ontario Economic Summit initiative. Seeking real solutilons for today's challenges. Some context. Several key economic advantages for Ontario. Strong foundations. Challenges to face. Some business history for Ontario. Border crossing delays and the price tag for that as an exemplar. Short, medium and long-term plans to start addressing problems. The need for action versus talking about the problem. Health care issues. Taxes. Presenting the case to govenrment. Ontario today at a crossroad. Leadership. What the summit of leaders is being created to do. Analogy to the GM project. The summit as only the first step. Three areas of focus. The need for the participation of all groups. Maintaining a dynamic economy in Ontario.