Foothold in Asia-Pacific set to be lost?

Canada's only formal foothold in the Asia-Pacific region appears to be loosening as other regional groupings to which it isn't a member are set to overtake it.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan at the APEC Summit.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 11/17/2010 12:00 am EST

Canada's only formal foothold in the Asia-Pacific region appears to be loosening as other regional groupings to which it isn't a member are set to overtake it.

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