THE CANADIAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (CFTA)
An intergovernmental trade agreement signed by Canadian Ministers that entered into force on July 1st, 2017. Its objective is to reduce and eliminate, to the extent possible, barriers to the free movement of persons, goods, services, and investments within Canada and to establish an open efficient, and stable domestic market.
MINISTERS MEET TO ADVANCE PROGRESS ON INTERNAL TRADE PRIORITIESDecember 13, 2021 – Federal, provincial, and territorial ministers responsible for the Canadian Free Trade Agreement met today to discuss their joint efforts to reduce interprovincial trade barriers. This virtual Committee on Internal Trade meeting was chaired by Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation for British Columbia. Ministers began by emphasizing that an open and efficient internal ... Read More
REDUCING INTERNAL TRADE BARRIERS: 2021-2022 REGULATORY RECONCILIATION AND COOPERATION TABLE WORK PLANDecember 3, 2021 – The 2021-2022 Work Plan of the Regulatory Reconciliation and Cooperation Table (RCT) listing the measures for regulatory reconciliation and cooperation is now available at the following web page: Regulatory Reconciliation & Cooperation or https://www.cfta-alec.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/RCT-2021-2022-Work-Plan-Final-Version-for-Website-November-30-2021.pdf.
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