Trade and Cooperation Agreement Between Ontario and Quebec
Ontario and Quebec signed a trade agreement that promotes trade and economic cooperation between the two provinces. This provides details of the agreement.
The Governments of Ontario and Québec,
Form an economic partnership that will foster their economies and build opportunities for their citizens;
Strengthen the Ontario-Québec economic region within North America and internationally;
Work together collaboratively to seize opportunities in a globally competitive marketplace;
Establish a comprehensive agreement aimed at eliminating and reducing barriers that restrict trade, investment and labour mobility;
Cooperate to prevent unnecessary new barriers to trade, investment and labour mobility;
Exchange ideas and coordinate solutions on broad economic issues and challenges facing their economies and establish common economic priorities;
Maintain and enhance policies governing labour, the environment, consumer protection standards, health, education, culture and economic development; and
Promote sustainable development based on cooperation and mutually supportive environmental and economic policies including innovation for a green economy.
Hereby Agree as follows: