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Monday, November 9, 2015


Approval to this yet, unratified deal was fast by some when it was originally announced just before the Federal election.  Now that there has been time to read and digest the entire document some are confirming their original serious reservations about it.'

We've been outfoxed': Ex-RIM mogul fears TPP could cost Canada billions

OTTAWA -- Jim Balsillie warns that provisions tucked into the Trans-Pacific Partnership could cost Canada hundreds of billions of dollars -- and eventually make signing it the worst public policy decision in the country's history.
After poring over the treaty's final text, the businessman who helped build Research In Motion into a $20-billion global player said the deal contains "troubling" rules on intellectual property that threaten to make Canada a "permanent underclass" in the economy of selling ideas.

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