Coronavirus: Quebec and Ontario premiers, cabinet ministers to meet during 2-day summit

The Ontario and Quebec premiers will meet during a two-day summit next week to discuss an economic recovery in the two provinces amid COVID-19.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford will host François Legault on Sept. 8 and 9 in Mississauga, Ont.

Ford says Canada’s two largest provinces need to work together to drive Canada forward through the pandemic.

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The two premiers will also discuss health preparedness during the summit.

Legault said it’s important for Ontario and Quebec to prepare for a second wave of the coronavirus together.

Prominent cabinet ministers from both governments, including health, economic and finance ministers, will also take part in multiple meetings during the two-day event.

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