News First Ontario-Quebec Summit wraps up SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Wednesday, Sep. 9th, 2020 (Image supplied by CPAC). Ontario Premier Doug Ford says his province and Quebec are standing together and standing united. Ford and Quebec Premier Francois Legault are calling on the federal government to commit to a long-term funding partnership with provinces and territories for health care through a significant increase in the Canada Health Transfer. It comes as the first Ontario-Quebec Summit wrapped up with Ford saying the two provinces are “sending a clear message of unity and cooperation”. The premiers also announced they will collaborate on combating U.S. protectionism, removing trade barriers, and promoting Ontario-made and Québec-made products. The two provinces have also agreed to convene annual meetings to jointly work on shared priorities.