Intellectual property biggest issue for Canada in TPP, says Doer

'Canadian fingerprints' seen to be all over copyright protection provisions—but Canada also accused of being 'unambitious' on the file.

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Canadian Ambassador to the US Gary Doer in 2014.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 12/09/2015 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 01/05/2016 10:37 am EST

Despite all the ink spilled over what the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal would mean for Canada’s supply management system and auto sector, it was intellectual property that presented the “biggest issue” for Canada, says the country's ambassador to the United States.

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