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Liberal MPs defend trade committee’s TPP timeline

The election ushered in what is certain to be a period of uncertainty and discord unseen in Canada for years.
House Trade Committee chair Mark Eyking, pictured here at a debate on agriculture during the election campaign, says the committee will likely present its report on the TPP to Parliament before the end of the year. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
By Marco Vigliotti      

Liberal members of the House Trade Committee are resisting demands from the major opposition parties to stake out a position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, saying Canadians want more time to provide feedback to Parliamentarians on the controversial trade pact.

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