Agreement on Internal Trade

Preamble

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Industry Canada
Agreement on Internal Trade

September 1994

The Governments of Canada, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, the Northwest Territories and the Yukon Territory,

Resolved to:

  • Promote an open, efficient and stable domestic market for long-term job creation, economic growth and stability;

  • Reduce and Eliminate, to the extent possible, barriers to the free movement of persons, goods, services and investments within Canada;

  • Promote equal economic opportunity for Canadians;

  • Enhance the competitiveness of Canadian business;

  • Promote sustainable and environmentally sound development;

  • Consult on matters related to internal trade;

  • Recognize the diverse social, cultural and economiccharacteristics of the provinces; and

  • Respect the legislative authorities of Parliament and the provincial legislatures under the Constitution of Canada;

  • Hereby agree as follows:

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