Canada Trans Pacific Partnership

Canada To Lose More From Leaving TPP Than It'll Gain From Joining

CP | Posted 09.12.2016 | Canada Business

The economy could gain $4 billion by joining.

Mulcair Asks If PM Often Signs 'Things He Doesn't Agree With'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 01.28.2016 | Canada Politics

"Apparently, the government has no problem signing an agreement that was negotiated in secret."

Canada Will Sign TPP Deal

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Business

The former Conservative government announced an agreement-in-principle on the pact in October during the federal election campaign.

A Unique Moment In Canadian History Unfolds In Atlanta

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Politics

ATLANTA — In the delicate dance of presenting a major free-trade agreement in the heat of an election campaign, the civil service was determined tha...

Ontario, Quebec Dairy Farmers In Ottawa To Express Trade Talk Fears

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2016 | Canada Business

The U.S. has been pushing for Canada to loosen its system, but International Trade Minister Ed Fast says the government will protect Canadian interests at the negotiating table.

TransPacific Partnership Talks Resume

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.26.2016 | Canada Business

Canada's supply management system has been a significant sore point in the ongoing negotiations.

Canada's Demands Delaying TPP Deal, Says New Zealand Envoy

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Business

Other parties around the bargaining table are growing exasperated with Canada for stonewalling their demands to pry open its dairy market as part of a major global free-trade deal.

Obama Urged To Toss Canada Out Of Trade Deal: Reports

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada Business

U.S. politicians are pressuring the Obama administration to leave Canada out of a major and controversial trade deal, if Canada doesn't agree to dereg...

Harper's Free Trade Agenda May Just Be A Bit Too Ambitious

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.29.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Harper government's vaunted free trade agenda is either a roaring success or hopelessly stalled — and given that government officials a...

Tories Keeping Massive Trade Deal From Parliament: NDP

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.29.2013 | Canada Business

The Conservatives are keeping secret the draft text of a sweeping free trade agreement Canada is negotiating with a dozen Pacific Rim countries, despi...

Hey, TPP Lobbyists: The Internet Belongs to All of Us

Awna Besan | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada Impact
Awna Besan

The negotiators plotting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) think that by keeping their antics secret, they can trap countries into pushing through a damaging Internet restriction agreement without our approval. What they're forgetting is that the Internet belongs to all of us -- not just 600 unelected lobbyists.

11 Things Harper Doesn't Want You To Know About Pacific Trade Deal

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.26.2013 | Canada Business

One of the world’s most important trade deals ever is being negotiated between 11 Pacific Rim countries, including Canada. But you might not know it...

U.S. Lobbyists Want CanCon Gone

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Business

An intellectual property lobby group is pressuring Canada to give up its Canadian content rules for media as part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TP...

Daniel Tencer

Asia Trade Deal Would ‘Criminalize Some Everyday Uses Of The Internet’ | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.30.2012 | Canada Business

Canadians would see Internet freedoms curtailed under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) currently being negotiated among a dozen Pacific Rim countri...