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| March 30, 2016
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Ghosts of politics past and present haunt Trudeau's White House visit

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Two spectral presences appeared during Justin Trudeau's visit to Washington, one Canadian and one American. You could almost see them onscreen, then they frustratingly faded, as spectres do.

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| March 9, 2016

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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"This is a deal by business, for business, with a price tag Canadians shouldn't have to pay."
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If there was ever a living, breathing argument for keeping the profit motive out of health care, Martin Shkreli is it.
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