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Goodbye longstanding Canadian cultural policy, hello TPP regulations

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Problems? Oh, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has a few! Read about them all in the new series The Trouble with the TPP.

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Trade then and now: Environmental lessons for the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper, at an event touting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), said:

"Let's never forget from our earliest days, for our Aboriginal peoples and the first French and British traders, trade has always been responsible for the creation of wealth and opportunity. And of course, the same is true in the modern era..."

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Harper's trade disaster: Democracy insurance for foreign companies

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Few Canadians know they have been signed up -- by our federal government -- to back an obscure system that insures foreign corporations against the business risks of democracy, politics, and regulation.

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