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A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce.
The strong ties between Great Britain and Canada - of family, culture and business. Some trade figures. Some personal background and a response to a frequently asked question about changing careers from selling cars to being a politician; some comparisons. Why Ontario's economy is doing so well, with some examples and dollar figures from some industries. Team Canada missions and their importance to our export industry. Tourism. Evidence that Toronto and Ontario are both booming. One part of the speaker's job - selling Ontarians, other Canadians and people around the world on what a terrific province we have. The smart decision to invest in Ontario. Celebrating Toronto and Ontario's successes.