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"We were not going to be rushed into a deal."
Canada recently signed on to a plan pushed by Japan and New Zealand to resuscitate the TPP despite the U.S. withdrawal. Under jointly negotiated TPP rules, there can no deal unless both the U.S. and Japan agree to it. Well, the U.S. didn't agree. And yet, the TPP lives on after Canada and the other 10 remaining countries voted to discuss reviving the deal.
Trudeau, Obama rail against anti-trade rhetoric.
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The PM focused on CETA at his first G7 summit.
A Liberal spokeswoman says the government's positions haven't changed.
It was just a "technical step," folks.
"Apparently, the government has no problem signing an agreement that was negotiated in secret."
Next up: Paris climate change summit.
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Their 23-minute meeting covered a range of topics, that also included the fight against Islamic extremism, the refugee crisis and the economy.
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"I am not going to make commitments for my fellow ministers."
Trudeau will be trying to bring Canada back to Asia.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he wanted to read the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal before passing judgment on it — and now he'll have his chance. Governments of the 12 member countries rele...
The NDP also rolled out a new ad urging voters to "stop Harper and his TPP.''
Canada has agreed to tough new rules surrounding internet piracy under the recently announced Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, and will also extend copyright terms by 20 years, documents rel...
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"Justin Trudeau has no clue what he's talking about," said the Conservative cabinet minister.
"We're a long way from that."
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The Liberal leader says he's looking for more information on the compensation packages that Stephen Harper is offering to Canadian auto parts makers.
The NDP leader expressed reservations in August that the deal was being negotiated during a campaign.
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NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says Stephen Harper, as usual, is doing things behind closed doors.
Canada finds itself in a unique situation: it's the only country in the talks that's in the throes of an election campaign.