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Australia’s Trade Minister Rejects Calls for TPP Study

Australia is one of the many battlegrounds for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. An open letter signed by a large contingent of organizations called on the Australian government to conduct an independent cost-benefit analysis of the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership). In response, trade minister Andrew Robb rejected the call and blasted those that would question the TPP as […]






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UK Government Blocks Public Access to TTIP Documents

While the public has access to trade agreement texts such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TTP) and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), one trade deal has been particularly elusive: the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). While the full text is still being withheld from the public, the agreement was the center of […]


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Despite Ambiguity, Canada Sees TPP as All or Nothing

The Canadian government is still insisting that they have not made a decision on the TPP even after many international voices have said that everyone is committed to signing off on the deal. All this is happening even as the minister re-iterated the governments position that the TPP cannot be changed.



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Trudeau Intends on Signing the TPP – Obama

The media has often portrayed the Liberals as a party still looking over the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) with no commitment. This in spite of signs that the Liberals have every intention of signing off on the agreement. In a press conference last week, US president Barack Obama made the Liberal position clearer by saying […]