The Canadian Press

2015-10-05 | TPP Harper

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the federal cabinet has already approved a plan to spend 4.3-billion dollars over the next 15 years to protect Canadian farmers from the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Twelve nations, including Canada, have reached a tentative deal on the massive Pacific Rim trading bloc, which Harper bills as a historic agreement, the largest-ever deal of its kind. (The proposed agreement reduces or eliminates barriers in a wide range of sectors and could lead to more Canadian exports of pork, beef, canola, high-tech machinery and a variety of other products.)

Date: 2015-10-05
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << 10 years from now I predict with 100% certainty people are looking back they will say if we've got in it they'll say that was a great thing and if we haven't they will say that was a terrible error so I've absolutely no doubt this is a good deal I think you can see the breadth of support from across the Canadian economy >>


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