Minister Fast and Minister Duguid Kick off Small-Business Week

October 15, 2012 - Toronto - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, at Mellow Walk, a safety- and comfort-shoe factory in Toronto, which will benefit from reduced tariffs under a Canada-EU trade agreement.

Minister Fast and the Honourable Brad Duguid, Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development and Innovation, today highlighted the benefits a Canada-EU trade and economic agreement would generate for a small and medium-sized business like Mellow Walk and its workers.

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