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CBC Searchlight
Published October 2, 2012

A new round of trade talks threatens to kill Canadian Content regulations:

The next round of Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations in New Zealand on Dec. 3 has Canada under the watchful eye of tough American negotiators who want a bucket list of concessions from us, including the possible removal of content regs that Hollywood views as anti-competitive and a restriction on free trade. The talks are carried out behind closed doors and not subject to parliamentary approval. Musicians, music industry associations and nationalists should consider organizing a campaign to make sure our negotiators don't cave to American demands. You can view the full The International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIIPA) document  here.

-- Source: for the document only: Canadian Music Publishers Association

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