CETA: Belgium has backed Canada-EU trade deal, what does that mean for you?

Global News

Andrew Russell
October 28, 2016

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After last-minute negotiations to save the landmark Canada-EU free trade (CETA) deal, Belgium reached an agreement with regional authorities Thursday, who had voted against the deal, meaning it could finally be signed in the coming days.

The deal between Canada and the EU would open markets between 500 million EU citizens and more than 35 million Canadians – but how does that affect the daily lives of individual Canadians?

Dan Ciuriak, a consulting economist and former deputy chief economist at Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, said Canadians can look forward to lower prices on imports from Europe, everything from …

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