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CBC Radio One Interviews IES Director to Discuss CETA’s Coming into Effect
October 14, 2014
IES Director Kurt Hübner was interviewed by CBC Radio One’s business desk to examine the factors that will influence CETA’s coming into effect, including a ‘mixed-agreement’ status and the Investor-State Dispute Settlement item. Please find the interview as an mp3 file below. Kurt Hübner CBC Radio One Oct 2, 2014 Interview:

IES Director Interviewed on CTV’s Power Play to Talk Signing of CETA
September 30, 2014
IES Director Kurt Hübner’s interview on CTV’s Power Play addresses the potential hurdles CETA could face in the European Union even after being signed on September 26, 2014, given its ‘mixed agreement’ status, investor-state dispute settlement clause and an outgoing European Commission college. Interview starts at 8:14. Please click here to watch. Kurt Hübner Power […]

Government of Canada Publishes Final CETA Text
September 30, 2014
The Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) has now published the final, comprehensive text of CETA. Please find CETA in its entirety on the DFATD website. Government of Canada Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada Sep 26, 2014

CETA at the Canada-EU Summit: Photo-Ops and Election Strategy
September 25, 2014
This op-ed, published by IES Director Kurt Hübner, examines German deliberation over CETA’s investment chapter in the context of TTIP negotiations and in light of the meeting between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and outgoing President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso. Please find the link to the op-ed here. Kurt Hübner Embassy 25 Sep, […]

Consolidated, ‘Final’ CETA Text – Leak
September 18, 2014
This complete version of CETA – purportedly the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement – was leaked by the German website netzpolitik.org. Please find it attached below. Andre Meister Netzpolitik.org 05 Aug, 2014 Reading: Consolidated text final – CETA – netzpolitik