The following News Release or Speech has just been posted on the Finance Canada Site December 14, 2007 2007-100 The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today announced that, as a result of Bill S-2 having received Royal Assent, Canada has now completed the steps required in this country to give effect to the fifth Protocol to the Canada-United States Income Tax Convention. The Protocol will come into effect once it has been ratified by the United States and the two countries have formally notified each other that their procedures are complete. “Modernizing this long-standing treaty will encourage further trade [More]