Trade Agreements

How the Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Change Canada

Christopher Sands | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada Politics
Christopher Sands

Despite Prime Minister Stephen Harper's recent announcements of trade talks with various Asian countries, joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a more important strategic victory for Canada. Bargaining alongside the United States, Canada can get concessions from other countries it couldn't get alone. And as a TPP member, Canada can better safeguard its relationship and hard-won market access to the United States than if it was excluded.

India Can Do Better than Us

Peter Sutherland | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada Business
Peter Sutherland

Despite the lure of our natural resources and skilled workforce, Canada is still a long way from achieving the ambitious target of reaching $15 billion in trade with India by 2015. Where are we going wrong?