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Darrel Pearson Discusses how the NDP's Stance on the TPP may have Cost the Party Votes
October 20, 2015
In Alex Lawson's Law360 article, "TPP Ratification Likely Safe In New Canadian PM's Hands," Darrel Pearson comments on how the stance of New Democratic Party leader Thomas Mulcair on the TPP may have affected the party's results in the federal election on October 19. “From my perspective, the attitude that was displayed by the NDP and Mr. Mulcair toward this TPP in the minds of business people betrayed the Canadian focus and interest in international trade... He basically took us back to a protectionist period of thinking and it probably cost him a lot of votes.”