Chapitre de livre - 2 avril 2020
Stéphane Paquin, sous la direction de Jörg Broschek and Patricia Goff, The Multilevel Politics of Trade: Configurations, Patterns and Dynamics, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2020, pp. 35-55.
According to the Canadian Constitution and jurisprudence, the federal government has full
powers with respect to treaty-making and international trade responsibility. However, the
provinces have become increasingly important players on trade issues. Trade negotiations
increasingly affect areas under provincial jurisdiction and the federal government cannot impose
treaties in these areas on the provinces. This article compares provincial involvement in three
important negotiations: the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement (FTA), the CanadaEuropean Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), and the Trans-Pacific