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Civil society protests outside the House of Commons trade committee hearings on
Brent Patterson | The House of Commons standing committee on international trade will be in Montreal, Quebec City, Windsor and Toronto and civil society will be there to let them know that they want the TPP stopped.
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Brent Patterson | The TPP would open some of Canada's dairy market to imports from the U.S., but less than what had been demanded by American dairy farmers.
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Meghan Sali, Digital Freedom Update | Canadians have many reasons to be concerned about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But the real poison pill in the TPP lies in its "investor-state dispute settlement" mechanism. Here's why.
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"Consultations" in Halifax
Sujata Dey | On the Trans-Pacific Partnership, International Trade minister Chrystia Freeland has claimed to be in "listening mode." But it is not clear whom she is actually consulting.
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A. Splawinski | Activists and allies gathered in Toronto on March 11 to to voice their solidarity with Indigenous activists and environmentalists and condemn the assassination of Berta Cáceres.
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Brent Patterson | The United Nations Special Rapporteur for Indigenous Rights Victoria Tauli-Corpuz says the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) threatens Indigenous land rights.
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Shit Harper Did | An American pharmaceutical corporation is suing Canadian taxpayers for $500 million because we rejected their patents.
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Twitter photo of protest against water privatization in Peru.
Brent Patterson | More than 2,000 people marched in Lima, Peru on February 29 in opposition to the government's plan to privatize public water services.
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Brent Patterson | The Trans-Pacific Partnership Division at Global Affairs Canada has provided an email address for the public to send in their comments and questions about the TPP. Here are some of their responses.
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Michael Geist | The Trouble with the TPP continues with another area of intellectual property that is subject to an overhaul due to largely to the trade agreement: trademark law.
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Michael Geist | The failure to sign CETA before TPP raises the possibility of problems with the Canadian provisions on geographical indications. Here's how this will impact Canada and its businesses.
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Michael Geist | Security and Internet experts have been sounding the alarm on the risks associated with exploited wifi routers and pointing to source code disclosures as potential solution.