Virtually all discussions and decisions about compensation or transition assistance in the event of economic disruption take place in reaction to strong lobbying, or based on political considerations.
Supporters of supply management demonstrate on the street in front of Parliament Hill in September, 2015, just before the conclusion of the original Trans-Pacific Partnership talks. The Hill Times photograph by Peter Mazereeuw
There is no clear policy nor even any clear policy principles in Canada about compensation or transition assistance in the event of economic disruption.
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