Europe Now is arriving fast. As of today we’ve got exactly two months to go. And we’ve been working hard over the past year to bring you most informative and useful seminars discussing travel, wellness and beauty industries, in the context of trade between Canada and the European Union.
When reading about major issues CETA (Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement) negotiators are stuck on, we usually stumble upon topics such as meat production, product origin, or patent protection. But one of the problems European negotiators claim that are still on the table are visa restrictions.
Wellness tourism, healthy hotels are the top spa trends in 2013. $73 billion global industry with new “Millenium” generation as a trend setter? What to expect and what might be changed soon?
Quotes from G8 Summit in DUBLIN, Ireland.
Ahead of the G8 summit Prime Minister Stephen Harper says "We have no reservations in principle," and no qualms about a G8 proposal to combat tax havens. Any tax changes would need the approved by Canada's provinces and territories. You know, tax evasion, there's no upside in tax evasion. It's bad policy, it's bad politics and governments lose revenue that governments should be getting," stated Harper.
So, what is preventing parties from signing the agreement which Canada and the EU have been negotiating since 2009? The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) which supposed to bring trade and investment relationship to a new level.