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Toronto, Jan 30 (Canadian-Media): In a statement made yesterday by Ontario Premier Doug Ford on the ratification of the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement by the United States, Ford welcomed the final approval of the agreement in the United States, media reports said.
Doug Ford. Image credit: Twitter
Ford said this agreement ensures freer market access, fairer trade for entrepreneurs, business owners, farmers and workers.
Ford urged swift action to be taken by all federal parties in Ottawa to ratify this agreement in as quickly as possible to protect Ontario and Canadian jobs, particularly in our auto, steel, and aluminum sectors.
"Together, we can now move forward with our partners in the United States and Mexico to build a stronger trade relationship that will help businesses grow and create jobs across the continent," said Ford.
Ontario is a key trading partner to both the United States and Mexico and is commitment to working with the federal government would ensure our supply managed agricultural sectors impacted by provisions made in the agreement will receive full and fair compensation, and that our farmers remain top of mind as CUSMA is ratified by all parties.