Statement by The Honourable John Manley, President and CEO of the Business Council of Canada, on the completion of the legal review of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA):

“Today’s announcement is an important step in achieving free trade between Canada and Europe.  The changes made to the investment chapter reaffirm governments’ right to regulate while ensuring that Canadian investors receive fair treatment. The Business Council calls on Canada and Europe to ratify and implement the agreement as quickly as possible.”