The TPP deal is closer than we might think!
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Article by Steven Chase for The Globe and Mail
An effort to land a massive Pacific Rim free trade agreement within weeks is under way, raising . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Globe and Mail: Final push for Pacific Rim pact set for end of September
Harper might want to stretch the TPP bargaining to minimize electoral risks. But in the middle of an election, the timing is not really up to Canada. Speak out now at StoptheSecrecy.net
Article by Janyce McGregor for CBC
Pity Ed Fast’s campaign manager in Abbotsford, B.C.
. . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: CBC: Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks peak as Canada eyes election timing
Aloha! Welcome to the weekend, where things get real for TPP negotiations in Hawaii.
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Article by Janyce McGregor for CBC News
As Canada’s lead negotiator Kirsten Hillman and the rest of her Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiating team sit down with their counterparts in Maui, Hawaii this weekend, . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: CBC: ‘Shrewd’ Canada playing long game as TPP trade talks begin in Maui
If you want to know what Stephen Harper and his ghastly Cons have done to our Parliament all you had to do is watch Question Period today.For I've rarely seen a more rowdy session. The Cons were howling like jackals, or drunks.So I'm not surprised that a Con Minister has been accused of threatening . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: BREAKING: Con Minister Accused of Threatening an NDP MP
Over 125,000 people – including tens of thousands of Canadians – have now spoken out about the damaging Internet censorship proposals in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). We know from leaked drafts all about how the TPP would make your Internet more expensive, censored, and policed.
Now, our friends in Australia are . . . → Read More: OpenMedia.ca: Australians to Canadians: Beware TPP economic fallout
According to The Canadian Press: “Statistics Canada says the country’s trade deficit with the world ballooned to $2 billion in November from $552 million in October as merchandise imports rose 2.7 per cent and exports fell 0.9 per cent.”
But, but … the Harper Conservatives keep telling us (despite all evidence to the contrary) . . . → Read More: The Ranting Canadian: According to The Canadian Press: “Statistics Canada says…