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Auto Sector Reps Criticize CEOs for Pushing Canada to Join New TPP

Posted December 21, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Mike Blanchfield – Canadian Press)

Canadian auto parts companies and their unionized workers are criticizing an influential business group for urging the Liberal government to move forward quickly with a revamped Trans-Pacific Partnership.

They say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was right to hold off on signing a renewed TPP last month at the APEC summit in Vietnam and that the government’s critics of that decision are misguided.

The presidents of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association and Unifor, Canada’s largest private sector union which represents auto workers, say that’s because the TPP is bad for the small and medium-sized auto parts companies and their employees. Click here to read more.