Globalized Localism: Canada's Government Procurement Commitments under CETA
Article from: TDM 1 (2016), in Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the European Union and Canada (CETA)
This article examines Canada's commitments under the procurement chapter of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) currently awaiting ratification by Canada and the European Union (EU). While the CETA's procurement rules are substantively and procedurally similar to those of the World Trade Organization (WTO)'s Revised Government Procurement Agreement (GPA), Canada's obligations under CETA penetrate deeply into procurement decisions at all levels of government, including notably those made by municipal entities and other local public bodies such as school boards. ...