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TPP In Trouble

Boy, I hope the negotiators from the other countries end up showing more spine than Democratic senators did on fast track authority. Politico reports the encouraging developments… 305 more words

National Politics

Opinion: Supply management needs to change, and dairy farmers know it

As Canada tries to figure out what to do with its dairy quota regime, Europe has just ended theirs. Introduced in 1984, European Union milk quotas were lifted on March 31, creating expansion opportunities for some dairy farmers while potentially menacing the livelihood of many other smaller and more vulnerable producers. 585 more words


Trade talks continue for Trans-Pacific Partnership

By Theophilos Argitis and Josh Wingrove

Canada is determined to reach a final deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, though the government will safeguard the country’s highly restricted dairy and poultry markets “as best we can,” Prime Minister Stephen Harper said. 354 more words


TPP pressure on Canada, but US is super-star in agriculture subsidies

Americans provide billions in protectionism to dairy that will have to be given up for trade deal.

We rail against Canada’s supply management system. Rightly so. 942 more words

FP Comment

A World Now Open for Business

The following is based on a speech given by Jim Barber, president of UPS International, at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum in Atlanta.

I have deep respect for small and mid-sized businesses and the entrepreneurs who turn on the lights in the morning, stand behind the counter all day and lock the doors at night. 831 more words


Free trade deal with Europe hits obstacles

Canada is facing an uphill battle over a trade deal with the European Union that was supposed to be one of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s legacy achievements thanks to pushback on the other side of the Atlantic. 768 more words


European Union trade policy [What Think Tanks are thinking]

Written by Marcin Grajewski

International trade is an area where the European Union has an unquestionable global clout. It is the world’s biggest trading bloc while… 715 more words