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PM Harper pledges $4.3B in Trans-Pacific Partnership aid to farmers

The aid will help mitigate losses felt by Canadian farmers in the wake of the tentative Trans-pacific Partnership

October 5, 2015  by The Canadian Press

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the federal cabinet has already approved a plan to spend $4.3 billion over the next 15 years to protect Canadian farmers from the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Twelve nations, including Canada, have reached a tentative deal on the massive Pacific Rim trading bloc, which Harper bills as a historic agreement, the largest-ever deal of its kind.



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