Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Burlington for his question and for his advocacy for trade, particularly in Asia. The recent South Korean deal will be a boon to employers across the country, including those at Laker Energy, in Burlington.
I am happy to announce today that Canada and Japan will be holding their fifth round of negotiations toward an economic partnership agreement.
One in five jobs in Canada is attributable to our exports. We are securing new markets to secure new jobs for the future.