If you can believe it, former prime minister Stephen Harper wants you to know that the future of mega multilateral trade deals such as the doomed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is uncertain.
This week, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland admitted that the United States’ withdrawal from Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) effectively kills the mega trade deal.
As Trump Pulls the U.S. Out of the TPP, Canada Should Follow Suit
In an infomercial-style video released Monday, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump confirmed that he’ll withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement as soon as he assumes office in January. Trump’s “America First” approach means Canada is unlikely to benefit from the inevitable renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
A new study says the expanded rights granted to foreign investors in the Trans-Pacific Partnership delivers unjustified benefits to foreign investors while posing major risks for ordinary populations of TPP countries.
David Korten argues that the current wave of opposition to profit-oriented trade agreements will force future deals to prioritize people, not transnational corporations.
Doctors Without Borders and more than fifty groups urge the US Congress to reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on the grounds that the trade agreement would undermine public health systems around the world.
Former Ontario NDP leader Stephen Lewis sharply criticized Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on key Canadian policy issues during an electrifying address to the New Democrats’ 2016 convention in Edmonton.