CETA, the new trade agreement between the European Union and Canada, entered into force provisionally on 21 September 2017. It eliminates virtually all tariffs and facilitates trade, benefitting citizens and businesses across both the EU and Canada.
The EU’s external policies, strategies, instruments and missions to support stability, promote human rights and democracy, seek to spread prosperity and support the enforcement of the rule of law and good governance.
The EU is active in a wide range of topics, from human rights to transport and trade. A list of topics which summarise what the EU does in a specific area, useful links to relevant bodies, laws and documents.
Canada and the EU share goals, values and a common world view. As one of the EU's ten global Strategic Partners, Canada works closely with the EU towards further deepening effective political and economic cooperation.
There are a variety of opportunities within Canada to study EU institutions, policies and issues. Canadians can also have exposure to the workings of the EU, and study in Europe with programmes such as Erasmus+.