dawsonontheagendaTo Macdonald-Laurier Institute Senior Fellow Laura Dawson, the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s importance far outweighs its relatively low-profile.

“The TPP is the most important trade agreement that nobody’s heard of”, says Dawson.

Dawson appeared on TVO’s the Agenda on May 22, 2015 to discuss the importance of the TPP for Canada.

The TPP is vital for two main reasons, she says:

  • Update the North American Free Trade Agreement, which is now more than two decades old, and;
  • Create a footprint for Canadian businesses in Asian trade markets.

To watch the full interview, click here.

MLI partnered with Dawson Strategic in 2014 for a series of events in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa looking at the importance of the TPP for Canada.

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