Place your bets. Will Justin Trudeau and his economic advisers choose a neo-Keynesian approach to the growing economic disaster or will they stick to the stock neoliberal ideology?
The TPP goes further in harming privacy by restricting the use of data localization requirements that might otherwise be used to provide privacy protection.
The inclusion of privacy within the TPP has been touted by governments as one of the benefits of the agreement, but the privacy provisions are so weak it's like they are not even there!
The most optimistic forecasts of the TPP's effects on Canada point to an increase of around one per cent to the economy by the year 2030.
The Trouble with the TPP series continues with a surprising and troubling aspect of the intellectual property chapter: the criminalization of trade secret law.
The link between health care and the TPP's intellectual property chapter is easy to spot, but there are other chapters with implications for the issue.
While protection for biologics is not well understood by the public, at issue is billions of dollars and access to cutting-edge medicines.
The TPP patent provision changes are very significant since they lock Canada into extending the term of patent protection, which will ultimately increase health-care costs.
Canada was not an initial participant in the TPP negotiations. The Harper government began working on entry into the TPP in 2009, but it probably shouldn't have.
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