The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker agreed to set the date of September 21, 2017 to start the provisional application of CETA.
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement marks a new chapter in the relationship between the European Union (EU) and Canada.
“It is by opening up to each other, by working closely with those who share the same values that we will shape and harness globalisation.” – Justin Trudeau
The agreement will now be provisionally applied and will enter definitively into force once the parliaments in all Member States of the EU ratify the text according to their respective domestic constitutional requirements.
Read the Joint Statement by the Prime Minister and the President of the European Commission