CIFTA

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AcronymDefinition
CIFTACanada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (bilateral trade agreement implemented in 1997)
CIFTAConvención Interamericana contra la Fabricación y el Tráfico Ilícitos de Armas de Fuego, Municiones, Explosivos y otros materiales relacionados
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Minister Carr will also join Galit Baram, Israels Consul General in Toronto, in partnership with the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, to celebrate the new modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA).
The two-decade old Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (https://canadatalksisraelpalestine.ca/2017/07/26/controversy-over-west-bank-wine-widens-to-question-canada-israel-free-trade-deal-itself/) includes the occupied West Bank as a place where Israel's custom laws apply.
Canada signed the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement in 1997 for political and economic reasons.
- allowed goods manufactured in occupied territories by illegal settlers to be labeled "Made in Israel" under the 1997 Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement 1997.
The main recommendations were approved by a fairly overwhelming vote." The motion that was supported on Wednesday calls on the church's members "to avoid any and all products produced in the settlements", requests that the Canadian government makes sure that "all products produced in the settlements be labeled clearly and differently from products of Israel", and also calls for products produced in settlements not to be given any preferential status under the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement. The report stated, "The working group's desire is that the United Church be able to contribute, even in a small way, to justice that leads to peace in Israel/Palestine." The proposal also invited other Canadian churches to join the boycott campaign.
* In 1997, they signed the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement.
Canadian actions should include: recognition of the democratically elected Hamas government and restoration of funding; the abrogation of the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA); ending the Canadian government's special research-and-development programs with Israel; and moving Canada's vote at the UN on Palestine resolutions in line with the vast majority of the nations of the world in condemning Israeli violations of basic international norms on occupation, imprisonment, return of refugees, legal rights of citizens and nuclear-weapons inspections.
The modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement recently received Royal Assent in Canada.
A modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement is expected to enter into force this year.
Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, welcomed royal assent of Bill C-85: An Act to amend the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act and to make related amendments to other Acts.
The modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement will further expand market access and create new opportunities for Canadian entrepreneurs, including the business community in Halifax.
Recently, we have had a number of keystone achievements, including Royal Assent for the modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement. Every day, we continue to build on what we have accomplished together by working to combat anti-Semitism and hatred around the world, by making it even easier for young Canadians and Israelis to work and travel in each others countries, and by collaborating closely on new technologies and innovation.
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