Canada-EU trade deal expected to be signed next month
Full ratification of the deal is in doubt, with entrenched opposition to the investor-state dispute court that was agreed to earlier this year.
Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland and Daniel Costello, Canada's ambassador to the European Union, meet with EU counterparts in April. Ms. Freeland and special envoy Pierre Pettigrew are lobbying European politicians in hopes of securing enough support for the CETA's provisional implementation early next year. Eric Vidal photograph courtesy of the European Commission