Briefing on the WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation (TFA) and Bill C-13

Date(s): 

Friday, April 29, 2016

CCS Points: 

2

CTCS Credits: 

2

Organizer: 

Global Affairs Canada

Format: 

Online

Details: 

Global Affairs Canada, in collaboration with Health Canada (HC) and Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), invite you to attend an online technical briefing on the WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation (TFA) and Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act, the Hazardous Products Act, the Radiation Emitting Devices Act, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, the Pest Control Products Act and the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act and to make related amendments to another Act.

The technical briefing will consist of an overview of the TFA and Bill C-13, followed by a question and answer session.

Date: Friday, April 29, 2016 
Time: 
1:00-2:00 PM (English) 
2:30-3:30 PM (French)

To participate in this briefing:

Presentation:

1. Go to:

English: https://gts-ee.webex.com/gts-ee/onstage/g.php?d=555744074&t=a

French: https://gts-ee.webex.com/gts-ee/onstage/g.php?d=559777083&t=a

2. If you have not already done so, you will need to register for a free Webex account

3. The password for this meeting is tradefacilitati

4. On the event information page that appears, click “start now”.

Audio presentation and discussion:

1. Dial 613-960-7526 (local) or 877-413-4814 (toll-free)

2. Enter passcode: 4364280

Questions can be submitted in advance to tfaquestions@international.gc.ca.

Bill C-13 can be found at: http://www.parl.gc.ca/LegisInfo/BillDetails.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&Bill=C13&Parl=42&Ses=1

Additional information on the TFA can be found online at: http://www.international.gc.ca/trade-agreements-accords-commerciaux/agr-acc/wto-omc/negotiations-negociations.aspx?lang=eng https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/tradfa_e/tradfa_e.htm.

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This webinar is worth 2 CCS points and 2 CTCS credits. NOTE: Because this is not a CSCB event, participants need to provide evidence of attendance in a form of screenshots and/or 'thank you for attending' email to claim points/credits.