As debate over whether Canada should ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) continues, the CCPA has released a series of reports to demystify the complicated trade deal and clarify its ramifications.
The series, What’s the Big Deal? Understanding the Trans-Pacific Partnership, provides readers with detailed analyses of various aspects of the TPP and helps them better understand the trade deal’s impact on policy areas such as health care, jobs, labour, and environmental protection.
- Involuntary Medication: The Possible Effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on the Cost and Regulation of Medicine in Canada, by Joel Lexchin
- Major Complications: The TPP and Canadian Health Care, by Scott Sinclair
- Bait-and-Switch: The Trans-Pacific Partnership’s Promised Environmental Protections Do Not Deliver, by Jacqueline Wilson
- The TPP and Cultural Diversity, by Alexandre L. Maltais
- Migrant Workers and the Trans-Pacific Partnership: A regulatory impact analysis of the TPP's temporary entry provisions, by Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood
- The Impact of TPP Tariff Removal on Canadian Trade, by John Jacobs
- Foreign investor protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, by Gus Van Harten
- The Devil is in the Details: The TPP’s Impact on the Canadian Automotive Industry, by John Holmes and Jeffrey Carey
- Does the TPP Work for Workers? Analyzing the labour chapter of the TPP, by Angella MacEwen and Laura Macdonald
- The trouble with the TPP’s copyright rules, by Michael Geist
Signed, Sealed and Delivered? The TPP and Canada's public postal service, by Daniel Sheppard and Louis Century
"Making Sense of the TPP,” a public event in Ottawa on April 1, 2016, featured presentations from Dr. Joseph Stiglitz, Scott Sinclair (CCPA), Megan Sali (OpenMedia), Gus Van Harten (Osgoode Hall Law School) and others. This event was hosted by the Trade Justice Network, CWA/SCA Canada, and the University of Ottawa’s School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and The School of International Development Studies.
Watch the presentations by Scott Sinclair (CCPA), Megan Sali (OpenMedia), and Gus Van Harten (Osgoode Hall Law School) below:
Watch the presentation by Dr. Joseph Stiglitz: