Canada-EU trade deal posted online on German website
Canada's Trade Minister Ed Fast said last week the deal would be unveiled next month in Ottawa. Chris Wattie/Reuters
A German television show has posted online a document it claims is the full text of the Canada-EU trade deal, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.
The 521-page document dated Aug. 5 was posted online Wednesday by the show Tagesschau.
The Harper government said earlier this month that negotiators had concluded a text of the free-trade deal with the European Union.
The final wording followed months of negotiation and disagreements over a wide range of issues that included investor protection from lawsuits as well as dairy quotas.
Trade Minister Ed Fast said last week that he was looking forward to a Canada-EU Summit in Ottawa next month, where the deal will be the centrepiece.
Fast said the agreement will "create jobs and economic opportunities for hard-working Canadians in every region of the country
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