Why Stephen Harper’s ‘trade’ deals are losing their cachet: Walkom

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  • 16 Jul 2015
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Why Stephen Harper’s ‘trade’ deals are losing their cachet: Walkom

Stephen Harper’s marquee trade and investment deals are in trouble.

The already-signed Canada-European Union pact, known as CETA, has hit a buzz saw in Europe. The as yet unfinished Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would link Canada to 11 other nations, including Japan and the United States, faces stiff headwinds in Washington.

A new book by lawyer and Osgoode Hall professor Gus Van Harten helps explain why.