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Call for proposals for regulatory cooperation activities in the Regulatory Cooperation Forum (RCF) under CETA

Call for proposals for regulatory cooperation activities in the Regulatory Cooperation Forum (RCF) under CETA In its institutional structure CETA includes a mechanism to develop further voluntary regulatory cooperation between the Parties, called the Regulatory Cooperation Forum (RCF). The cooperation in the RCF is always voluntary and in no way limits the ability of the Parties to carry out its own regulatory, legislative and policy activities. To prepare the first [...]

January 25th, 2018|

Workshop on “Understanding Market Opportunities & Challenges for EU Business under CETA”

Workshop on "Understanding Market Opportunities & Challenges for EU Business under CETA" The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was implemented on the September 21, 2017 to strengthen the economic and social ties between Canada and the European Union. It already has! CETA is the main reason why EU stakeholders have gathered at the Fairmount Royal Hotel in Toronto on October 19, to have an informal exchange of ideas and [...]

November 9th, 2017|

EUCCAN Europe Day Celebrations

EUCCAN Europe Day Celebrations EUCCAN Europe Day celebration, part of the programs nation-wide outreach, was a commemoration of the anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, in May 1950, which called for integrated European cooperation and paved the way to the formation of the European Union.  Europe day promotes Europe in Canada and reinforces the relationship and increased collaboration between the two. EUCCAN, as part of it, strives to increase collaboration between [...]

May 10th, 2017|

New EUCCAN Website Launch

Welcome to the new EUCCAN website. In 2017 EUCCAN was granted a contract by the EU to support EU companies to take full advantage of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). This has allowed EUCCAN to expand its reach and resources in supporting EU companies to better communicate with each other and with EU institutional stakeholders; offering valuable up to date information to EU business in Canada and EU [...]

May 1st, 2017|

EUCCAN hosts CETA seminar

On February 23, 2017 EUCCAN in partnership with Global Affairs Canada and supported by the Canada Europe Roundtable for Business (CERT) organized a well-received lunch seminar on “New Opportunities with CETA”. Guest of Honour was The Honourable Pierre Pettigrew, CETA envoy of the Canadian government. Over 180 guests attended the event at the Hilton Toronto. The audience was in a festive mood after the European Parliament approved the Comprehensive Economic [...]

February 23rd, 2017|

European Union and EUCCAN sign contract on new EU project

From left: Thomas Beck (EUCCAN), Megan Meaney (ICLEI), Marie-Anne Coninsx (Ambassador of the EU to Canada), Greg Tereposky (Borden Ladner Gervais LLP), Yvonne Denz (EUCCAN), Karsten Mecklenburg (EU Delegation to Canada), Paolo Zingale (EU Commission). We are excited to announce that EUCCAN has been granted a new project by the European Union Delegation to Canada to support the coordination of EU chambers within Canada and the implementation of CETA. The main objective [...]

December 5th, 2016|

European Union and Canada sign CETA

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union and Canada was signed at an EU-Canada Summit in Brussels in October 2016, following on to the conclusion of negotiations in 2014, subsequent translation into all official languages of the EU and Canada, the legal verification of the texts and the preparation of an additional Joint Interpretative Instrument. After approval in the European Parliament in February 2017, CETA received parliamentary [...]

October 30th, 2016|
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