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Ontario Premier Doug Ford Opens 2019 Canadian International Autoshow

Friday, February 15, 2019 10:04:00 AM

10-day automotive showcase runs until February 24th at MTCC.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford helped officially open the 2019 Canadian International AutoShow Friday, kicking off a 10-day automotive showcase packed with the newest cars and trucks to hit the road and exciting new feature exhibits.

Premier Ford and Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade Todd Smith met with auto manufacturers and exhibitors during a tour led by Canadian International AutoShow President Larry Lantz.

“The AutoShow is a chance to see first-hand the skill, expertise and hard work of Ontario auto workers, among vehicles from around the world,” said Mr. Ford. “It’s a reminder of how important our work is, to make sure Ontario’s auto sector is the best in the world and stays that way for many years to come.”

Visitors to this year’s AutoShow, which runs until February 24th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, can check out more than 1,000 cars, trucks and SUVS, including more than 30 models making their Canadian debut, as well as rare exotics and classic cars worth millions of dollars.

The Family Day Weekend at the AutoShow, presented by Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, has a long line-up of special activities and interactive exhibits for families looking to make memories.

“We’re really excited about this year’s Show,” said AutoShow President Larry Lantz. “We’ve got a great selection of really incredible cars and features, whether you’re just interested in a fun day out with the family or you’re a serious car enthusiast.”

The 2019 Canadian International AutoShow is presented by The Toronto Star and For tickets and show information, please visit

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