Canadian Manufacturing

CETA Trade Resource Centre

January 20, 2014  Mike Ouellette

Canadian companies have “first-mover” advantage when it comes to the bounties of trade represented by the Eurozone economies, and this resource is your secret weapon in navigating the uncharted waters ahead.


Is CETA a Big Deal?
Export strategist and trade policy insider John Whitehead outlines why the CETA deal should matter to you, whether you intend to trade in the European Union or not.
Planning for CETA: a checklist


This provides a starting point of business processes that small and medium-sized operators should start tackling now in order to be in the best position to leverage CETA

In favour of free trade

The CETA deal with the European Union highlights how free trade can be a large and unambiguous net gain for society.

Canada-Europe trade deal: let’s not praise CETA until we know what it’s made of

After Canada’s most comprehensive trade deal was announced, the only thing that’s left to know is everything.


CETA: Union head calls for details on Canada-Europe trade deal

Unifor national president Jerry Dias called for details at Standing Committee on International Trade.

Agropur to focus on exports market after major acquisition

In a move likely aimed at preparing to the CETA trade deal, Dairy giant Agropur acquires an export division.

CETA: reports say deal to bring mostly ‘modest’ benefits to Canada

RBC, Capital Economics reports note Canadian, European economies aren’t complementary in areas.

Newfoundland and Labrador gets $400M fishery fund following CETA concessions

Fund will lift rules protecting fish plant workers to secure free trade with Europe.

New trade deal big on ‘potential’ benefits—if Canadian firms can take advantage

Deal with Europe will be what businesses and Canadians can make of it, some observers say.


Earnscliffe Strategy Group

Federal Government’s CETA website

European Union CETA info page

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters