BC Chamber applauds conclusion of negotiations to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

By October 16, 2015Uncategorized

BC Chamber applauds conclusion of negotiations to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

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Vancouver, October 5, 2015 – The B.C. Chamber applauds today’s announcement that Canada has successfully concluded negotiations to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the economic benefit and jobs this trade agreement will bring our communities and businesses in B.C. and business across Canada.

“Canada could not afford to sit on the sidelines as others build economic bridges throughout the Asia-Pacific.” said Jon Garson, President and CEO, BC Chamber of Commerce. “With this monumental, ground-breaking TPP agreement, Canada has the opportunity to see long-term economic benefits, in a time of on-going global economic uncertainty.”

Garson added, this deal means more jobs and income in our province. The BC Chamber has been a strong supporter of the need for a successful conclusion to these talks and as Canada’s only Pacific province, B.C. businesses and residents stand to benefit significantly.  READ MORE…