Options for a sustained institutional role for consumer organizations in internal trade harmonization initiatives


Don Mercer, Ken Whitehurst


Consumers Council of Canada (CCC)




The research explores the context of Canada’s Agreement on Internal Trade and considers options for a sustained institutional role for consumer groups in future trade harmonization initiatives under the AIT framework. It concludes that an investment should be made in providing authentic consumer representation by Canada’s major consumer groups should a stakeholder process be added to the AIT process.

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This research received funding support through the Office of Consumer Affairs' Contributions Program.

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