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TPP's Intellectual Property Rules Would Hurt Entrepreneurs: Balsillie

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2015 | Canada Business

The new Liberal government has yet to say whether it will support TPP in its current form.

U.S. Probes Liberal Platform For Clues About What's In Store For Them

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2015 | Canada Politics

"We're going to have to be really sensitive to the fact that Canadians are really hopeful for this government."

Jim Balsillie Warns TPP Could Cost Canada Billions

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.08.2015 | Canada Business

The man who helped build Research In Motion says the deal contains "troubling" rules on intellectual property that threaten to make Canada a "permanent underclass" in the economy of selling ideas.

Mulcair Raises Concerns Over TPP Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.06.2015 | Canada Politics

"We have to get back to good-paying jobs in Canada."

Canadian Dairy Could Face Bigger Hit From TPP Than Previously Thought

CP | Julien Arsenault, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.06.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL — Canada's dairy industry could face a bigger hit from the Trans-Pacific Partnership than previously thought, says an agricultural expert w...

Canada Signed Dozens Of Free-Trade Side Deals, TPP Docs Show

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Canada has signed almost two dozen side letters with its trading partners in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, including an agreement with the...

TPP Puts Canadians' Sensitive Data At Risk, Critics Say

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Analysts say the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal places sensitive Canadian data such as health records at risk through provisions that open...

Here You Go, Trudeau: Full Text Of TPP Trade Deal Released

CP | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Business

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 hi...

How The TPP Jeopardizes Canadian Health

Dr. Sarah Giles | Posted 10.30.2015 | Canada Politics
Dr. Sarah Giles

The TPP appears to pose risks to our ability to afford to provide needed medications Canadians, and others around the world. When the free and open debate on this agreement is held, the impact on health care must be taken into account.

Should Canadians Worry About Hormones In Milk?

Sarah Schultz | Posted 10.27.2015 | Canada Business
Sarah Schultz

It's unclear if the potential fluid milk from the United States would be blended with Canadian milk, or any number of possibilities -- from what I gather, these stories on news outlets are all speculation and prospect, as nothing has been proverbially set in stone at this time.

TPP Could Change Canadian Internet Use 'Dramatically': Activists

CP | Peter Henderson, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.25.2015 | Canada Business

A major part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal finalized Oct. 5 involves harmonizing copyright laws in the 12 Pacific Rim countries.

TPP Would Allow Milk From Cows Receiving Hormones Into Canada

CBC | Posted 10.23.2015 | Canada Business

As dairy imports from the United States appear set to increase under the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, Canadian consumers concern...

Japan Wants Face-Time With Trudeau

CP Business | Posted 10.21.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Japan is eager to talk to Canada about moving forward on some important trade, energy and security projects, so it hopes Justin Trudeau wil...

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Prioritizes Trade Over Health

Wellesley Institute | Posted 10.20.2015 | Canada Business
Wellesley Institute

The TPP court could pose a roadblock for Canada to fulfill its obligations with regard to the right to health, including access to healthcare and the underlying social determinants of health. For example, the TPP could block governments from establishing a national PharmaCare plan that would increase access to prescription drugs but could decrease pharmaceutical companies' profitability.

What Stephen Harper Didn't Tell You About the TPP and Agriculture

Celine Hervieux-Payette | Posted 10.18.2015 | Canada Politics
Celine Hervieux-Payette

Stephen Harper is not telling the full story. He just wants to win the election. And once supply management is dead, how long will our producers be able to count on subsidies from a government committed to balancing the budget by making cuts?

Liberals, NDP Reject TPP Briefing Offer From Harper Government

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.15.2015 | Canada Politics

Harper said Thursday the text is still being crafted by Canada and its 11 Pacific Rim partner countries

TPP Trade Deal Would Make It Easier To Bring In Temporary Foreign Workers

The Globe and Mail | Posted 10.15.2015 | Canada Business

The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is reviving the debate over temporary foreign workers because side agreements would exempt international comp...

How the TPP Puts Canadian Privacy at Risk

Michael Geist | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Business
Michael Geist

One of the most troubling, but largely ignored effects of the TPP involves privacy. Privacy is not an issue most associate with a trade agreement, however, the TPP features several anti-privacy measures that would restrict the ability of governments to establish safeguards over sensitive information such as financial and health data as well as information hosted by social media services.

Canadians Won't See Text Of TPP Trade Deal Before Election, After All

CBC | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Business

Canadians won't be able to see the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal before they vote. Government officials told CBC News on Wednesd...

Green Party Teams Up With New Zealand Counterpart To Oppose TPP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Politics

>Green Leader Elizabeth May and candidate Paul Manly hosted a news conference in Nanaimo, B.C., with elected members of the New Zealand Greens participating via the Internet.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership May be Dead on Arrival

Carlo Dade | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Business
Carlo Dade

News that U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had joined the entire rest of the democratic field in opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership may well sound the death knell for the agreement. It also raises a few interesting possibilities about where things go next. Yes, it's politics. And yes, we went through something similar with Obama and his promise to renegotiate NAFTA. But this is different.

TPP, Niqab Debate May Hit These Voters Differently

CP | Stephanie Levitz | Posted 10.11.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — When you get west of the Rockies, the saying goes about Canadian politics, things are different. In British Columbia, that's proving tru...

TPP Will Come With Many Side Deals

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.09.2015 | Canada Business

On Thursday, Trade Minister Ed Fast promised to release a provisional copy of the agreement in the next few days.

A Unique Moment In Canadian History Unfolds In Atlanta

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2015 | 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...

Why Canadian Dairy Won a Massive Subsidy Despite Falling Demand

Yan Roberts | Posted 10.07.2015 | Canada Business
Yan Roberts

The finalized TPP opens up 3.25 per cent of Canada's dairy market to foreign products. Right away, Stephen Harper announced that his cabinet has approved a plan to spend a hefty $4.3 billion in compensation to soothe the vocal dairy industry. It would be another whole day before Harper announced the significantly lower $1 billion in compensation for the auto sector. Canada just entered the global tax subsidy race, and the dairy industry got the first golden egg.