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PM Trudeau visits Burlington

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau toured MetriCan Stamping Co. on Artisans Court in Burlington and spoke of the benefits of the newly reached USMCA trade deal. Pictured, Trudeau works alongside MetriCan worker Ana Pana at her welding station, making components for the Ford Ranger pickup. – Graham Paine/Metroland

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Burlington Oct. 4 to take a tour of supplier Metrican’s facilities and promote the newly-signed United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.

MetriCan, which has facilities in Canada (Burlington and Oakville), the U.S. (Tennessee), and Mexico (San Luis Potosi), is a supplier of tooling and stamped metal components for the automotive industry.

Trudeau toured the stamping and welding floors of MetriCan’s Artisans Court facility, alongside vice-president of engineering Joe Bosco, Oakville North-Burlington MP Pam Damoff, Oakville MP John Oliver and Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains.