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Trade Agreements

Two trade agreements are in place to facilitate registration of dental hygienists from one province to another.
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Canadian Free Trade Agreement

The Canadian Free Trade Agreement Internal Link Image (CFTA) is an intergovernmental trade agreement signed by Canadian First Ministers that came into force on July 1, 2017 and replaces the Agreement of Internal Trade (AIT 1995). Its purpose is to reduce and eliminate, to the extent possible, barriers to the free movement of persons, goods, services, and investment within Canada and to establish an open, efficient, and stable domestic market.

New West Partnership Trade Agreement

The New West Partnership Trade Agreement Internal Link Image (NWPTA) is an accord between the Governments of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan that creates Canada's largest, barrier-free, interprovincial market.