Ag Minister Ritz blames media for weakening Canada’s negotiating power on TPP

'It certainly is not helpful when you’re negotiating with 11 other countries and they start to see that there’s these kinds of discussions at home. No one else is doing that at home within their country. We seem to be the only ones doing that and it does create problems for our negotiators at the table,' says Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz.

Dairy famers were protesting the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement in Ottawa on Sept. 29. Photograph courtesy B.C. Dairy Association

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 8:44 PM

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