The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership would play a big role in reaching the federal government’s goal of increasing agri-food exports to $75 billion by 2025.  |  File photo

Parliament must pass Asian trade deal

Implementing legislation for the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP was in Parliament last week but it wasn’t passed before the summer recess. This trade agreement between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam promises to unlock valuable trade opportunities for all members, while enhancing prospects for the growth […] Read more