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Opinion: Let’s get moving on CPTPP

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, prime minister and leader of the Liberal Party of Canada The Honourable Andrew Scheer, leader of the Official Opposition and leader of the Conservative Party of Canada Jagmeet Singh, leader of the New Democratic Party Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada Sept 12, 2018 Dear Messrs. Trudeau,

An open letter to the prime minister

On behalf of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance (CAFTA), the voice of Canadian agriculture and agri-food exporters, I write to urge the Government of Canada to take a leadership role in securing a free trade agreement with the remaining 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) members and to implement it without delay. As the second-largest economy in

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Harvesting prosperity from seven years of negotiation

Threats to rip up NAFTA and trash the TPP send a chill down the spines of Canadians whose livelihoods depend on trade. While the Trump administration’s action plan is not yet clear, it is crystal clear that Canada’s past and future depend on trade. Throughout history with a small population and huge resources, Canada has