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Barrie McKenna

National Business Correspondent

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Countries, including Canada, on cusp of TPP trade deal

The big holdups, according to sources close to the talks, are two familiar obstacles at these negotiations: how much countries should open up their dairy markets and patent protection for biologics – biological products used to treat diseases.

Oct 04, 2015

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Barrie McKenna is correspondent and columnist in The Globe and Mail's Ottawa bureau. From 1997 until 2010, he covered Washington from The Globe's bureau in the U.S. capital. During his U.S. posting, he traveled widely, filing stories from more than 30 states. Mr. McKenna has also been a frequent visitor to Japan and South Korea on reporting assignments. A native Montrealer, he has degrees from McGill University (history) and Carleton University (journalism). He is also a five-time finalist for Canada's National Newspaper Awards.

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