New deal misses opportunity on alcohol trade

By JACKSON DOUGHART (AIMS Research Coordinator)

The Guardian, 15 April 2017
Troy Media, 19 April 2017
The Daily Gleaner, 20 April 2017
Business Vancouver, 5 May 2017

The newly minted Canadian Free Trade Agreement is no great accomplishment. Instead of free exchange, most of the deal’s convoluted text entrenches protectionism, with some 130 pages of exemptions.