Agriculture interests dominate trade lobbying last year

EU economic deal prompts big war for influence between generic, brand-name pharma.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 02/09/2011 12:00 am EST

As Canadian negotiators hammered away at a deal with the European Union last year, segments of the country's agricultural and pharmaceutical industries were engaged in fierce behind-the-scenes lobbying efforts to get their positions included.

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