Vic Toews Speaks In Winkler

May 29, 2009 | Government News


The Honourable Vic Toews, President of the Federal Treasury Board, spoke at a Winkler and District Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Wednesday, May 27, 2009.

Toews told the audience that Canada has established itself as a trading nation, having worked on a number of trade agreement like the Free Trade Agreement with the U.S.

He also said we need to continue in that direction, because taking a protectionist attitude could have serious ramifications regarding the ability to maintain and expand the economy.
Toews added that taking a protectionist attitude will not allow for expansion of industries, but rather limit them to their abilities and opportunities in the markets.

To find out more about the Winkler and District Chamber of Commerce, including its upcoming events, click here.

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