On November 21, 2020, Canada and the United Kingdom reached
an "agreement in principle" to roll over the current EU-Canada trading arrangements and begin negotiations
of a new, beskpoke Canada-UK trade deal in 2021. This agreement rolls over provisions of the Comprehensive
Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) until there is a new trade deal.
On December 9, 2020, the Government of Canada introduced legislation in the House of Commons to implement
the Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement. On 19 March 2021 Canada announced that it is ratifying the
Canada-United Kingdom (U.K.) Trade Continuity Agreement (TCA). This announcement followed the Royal Assent of Bill C-18:
An Act to implement the Agreement on Trade Continuity between Canada and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern
Ireland in the House of Commons. The Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA) came into force on
April 1, 2021.