Canadian Economic Development Initiatives

Canadian Economic Development Initiatives


With an advantageous geographic location, Arizona is among the top twenty-five states in total export value with a total assessment of $22 billion in 2018. Canada and Mexico continue to be Arizona’s top trading partners with a total of nearly $10 billion in exports for 2018. In an effort to continue to stimulate a strong North American economy, MAG continues to build relationships with Canada and Mexico. Below you will find several initiatives MAG has collaborated on with various organizations in Arizona, Mexico and Canada.

Presentations and Resources

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Twenty business leaders from Montréal visited the MAG region in April of 2019 to learn about smart mobility in the Greater Phoenix area and share best practices. As of now, discussions continue regarding possible smart mobility partnership between Montréal and the MAG region.

Presentations and Resources


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A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors

BMO Harris Bank
Greater Phoenix Economic Council


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About MAG

The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is a Council of Governments (COG) that serves as the regional planning agency for the metropolitan Phoenix area.

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