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What you need to tow a trailer in Ontario
Trailer hitch

Use a good-quality trailer hitch. It should be securely attached to your vehicle, following the manufacturer’s recommendations. The hitch ball should be installed so that, when the trailer is attached and tightened, it is level with no tilting.

In addition to a ball and hitch, you must use safety chains or cables, strong enough to hold the trailer and load, in case the ball and hitch accidentally come apart.