apr 25, 1959 - Opening of the St.
The St. Lawrence Seaway connects the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean allowing for the easy transporting of goods for the interior of Canada to foreign countries all over the world. The St. Lawrence Seaway helps to connect Canadian business to foreign markets in countries like Great Britain. Great Britain is Canada's third largest trade partner. Canada has a trade surplus with Great Britain of $6.7 billion annually. Machinery is one of the products Canada exports to Great Britain. It is also Canada's third largest export. In addition to helping to export goods, the St. Lawrence Seaway also makes it easier to import goods into Canada. Goods like; vehicles, machinery and mineral fuels. Which are Canada's three largest imports.
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Canadian History of Trade