The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Canada in the Asian Century

Canada 2020 asked the students of the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) to respond to the following question: What is the single biggest policy challenge facing Canada over the coming decade, and what would a progressive federal government response look like?

Our winning submission, from the student-organized and run “China Working Group” at GSPIA, focuses on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the overall need for an “Asia strategy” to properly map Canada’s strategic and careful engagement in the region, as well as balance its existing trade relationships with the United States. The paper is an effective, concise backgrounder on a complex policy issue facing Canada’s federal government.

For more information about GSPIA, visit socialsciences.uottawa.ca/api

Download the paper here

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