Cultural diversity

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Zone de libre-échange des amériques (zlea) - négociations en cours: contexte des négociations sur les services

Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Commerce international

Ottawa, 7 novembre 2003 - 2003/11/07

Under current FTAA negotiations, “ Canada is also committed to maintaining flexibility to pursue its cultural policy objectives.” The Canadian government's position on culture is “to continue its traditional approach to bilateral and regional agreements and seek a general cultural exemption as it did in the Canada-Chile and Canada-Israel free trade agreements.”

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