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CanadaPremier Ford unveils ‘Ontario open for business’ sign

19:07  02 november  2018
19:07  02 november  2018 Source:   globalnews.ca

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It was all about big business as Premier Doug Ford spoke in from of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce in Niagara on the Lake on Friday. Ford announced new road signs will be going up near the border, touting one of his most popular campaign phrases — “Welcome to Ontario

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Premier Ford unveils ‘Ontario open for business’ sign© Global News Premier Doug Ford unveiled this "Ontario open for business" sign in Sarnia Friday Morning. Ford said the signs will be places at every Ontario border with the U.S.

Premier Doug Ford unveiled the first "Ontario open for business" sign during an event in Sarnia Friday morning.

Ford said the sign is the first of many and more will be "put across every single border in Ontario."

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"We are making sure that we create an environment to tell the world Ontario is open for business," Ford said.

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— Premier Doug Ford revealed Friday the “ open for business ” signs his government plans to install at border crossings. Ford promised to put up the new signs during the On Tuesday, the province tabled Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, which freezes the minimum wage at

“How much will it cost?”. That is the question. Days after announcing his plan to install “Welcome to Ontario , Open for Business ” signs along the province’s borders, Premier Ford has yet to answer the simple question that both the opposition and taxpayers are asking.

The premier also discussed his government's efforts to overhaul business legislation in the province, such as the controversial introduction of Bill 47, which would see minimum wage frozen at $14 until 2020 and the removal of two paid sick days, among other changes.

Ford said throughout the campaign that he would have an "Ontario open for business" sign placed at the U.S. border.

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The current ones aren't as flashy as initially promised, though. Ford previously said that he would be placing a large neon sign at the border.

It is not clear how much the signs will cost taxpayers.

Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner said the government should spend money elsewhere and not on what he called "goofy" signs.

-- With a file from the Canadian Press

Honour soldiers from across generations, Ford says.
Honour soldiers from across generations, Ford says

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