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Economy

Twenty of Canada’s 22 nuclear reactors are located in Ontario.

Ontario is Canada’s agricultural leader with a little more than 50% of Canada’s most productive farmland within it’s borders.

Ontario farmers produce 25% of all Canadian farm products.

Ontario’s top five cash crops are dairy goods, cattle, soybeans, hogs and horticultural products.

Ontario is Canada’s leading producer of poultry, eggs, vegetables, lamb, fruit, corn, tobacco and soybeans.

Approximately 97% of Canada’s tobacco is grown in Ontario.

Ontario is the principal gateway by rail to the United States and has more active lines then any other province in Canada

 

Tobacco growing in a field near Simcoe, Ontario.

Productive farms dot the countryside near Point Pelee, Ontario.
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