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Feds pursuing TPP revival, crunching numbers on new deal

The election ushered in what is certain to be a period of uncertainty and discord unseen in Canada for years.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prior to a nuclear security summit in Washington last year. With the U.S. out of the picture for now, Canada and Japan have the two largest economies of the remaining TPP partners eyeing a renewed deal. Photograph courtesy of the PMO
By Peter Mazereeuw      

The government’s trade experts are drawing up a playbook for talks on a reworked 11-country Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, trying to anticipate what the remaining members will want in order to swing a deal without the United States.

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