Taiwanese accession to CPTPP would be a win for Canada
As Canada seeks a larger role across Asia and the Pacific, it will need to anchor its engagement with like-minded countries that share its interests and values. This is key to the success of multilateral groupings like the CPTPP.
International Trade Minister Mary Ng is pictured in the West Block on Nov. 16, 2021. Canada has always placed emphasis on its inclusive approach to trade. Expanding the CPTPP is consistent with that approach, writes Winston Wen-yi Chen. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade