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This 2013 file photo shows vehicles on the Ambassador Bridge between Windsor, Canada and Detroit, United States. Premier Kathleen Wynne met with senior auto industry executives Friday to discuss how the industry, the province and the federal government should try to influence upcoming NAFTA negotiations. (Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail)
This 2013 file photo shows vehicles on the Ambassador Bridge between Windsor, Canada and Detroit, United States. Premier Kathleen Wynne met with senior auto industry executives Friday to discuss how the industry, the province and the federal government should try to influence upcoming NAFTA negotiations. (Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail)

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The auto industry and the Ontario government are putting a new spin on an old slogan to make sure Canadian interests are protected in North American free-trade agreement renegotiations and other changes the Trump administration is proposing on trade.

In the 1950s, the slogan out of Detroit was that what was good for General Motors was good for the country. Today, the spin is what’s good for Canada is good for the United States.

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