Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland and MaryAnn Mihychuk met with Labour leaders Wednesday December 9th.Many concerns were raised,such as how TPP will lower labour standards rather than raising them, the grave impact on Canadian auto sector, the increase in pharmaceutical costs, incoming foreign workers, and TPP’s potential impact to commitments on climate change. Ref
Waiting to hear
So far the Liberal government has carefully refrained from voicing any opinion about the TPP.
Justin Trudeau and Chrystia Freeland are waiting to hear from Canadians. Your opinion matters – please write soon.
Discussions are expected to start in Parliament in the New Year.