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.
FIVE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE RCTJune 24, 2022 Dear Reader: In recognition of the five-year anniversary of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), I am writing on behalf of the representatives of the Regulatory Reconciliation and Cooperation Table (RCT) to provide our reflections on progress made to date to reconcile regulatory differences and to outline the RCT’s focus for the future. The CFTA entered into ... Read More
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
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