China And Ontario Share Ideas For A Cleaner Environment

    Premier Dalton McGuinty Highlights Opportunities To Cooperate On

    TORONTO, Oct. 29 /CNW/ -


    Green innovation was today's theme during Ontario's trade mission to
    Premier Dalton McGuinty promoted Ontario's environmental achievements and
expertise in green technologies at the Jiangsu Symposium on Environmental
Protection. It was an opportunity to show how Ontario's strengths match up
with China's needs.
    Premier McGuinty also delivered a speech at the Jiangsu Symposium on the
Globalization of Higher Education. The audience brought together students,
professors and government leaders from throughout China and Asia Pacific. His
remarks highlighted China's drive for innovation, Ontario's commitment to
post-secondary education and the value of student exchanges to both countries.
    Premier McGuinty met with Jiangsu Vice Governor Zhang Weiguo, and later
met with Nanjing Party Secretary Zhu Shanlu.


    "We are all stronger together, as we rise to the challenge of protecting
our environment. And it is only right that we do this, together. After all, we
share the same home, and our children are counting on us to work together to
protect their home," said Premier Dalton McGuinty.


    -   Ontario has 2,600 environmental technology companies.

    -   The Chinese government's 11th Five Year Plan sets an ambitious goal
        to make the country a world leader in green technologies and
        sustainable development.


    Learn more about Ontario's environmental companies

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