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Dan Ciuriak, a trade consultant and senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, said the U.S. withdrawal from TPP allows Canada to be more aggressive in negotiations. “Canada joined TPP late, and basically was given a fait accomplis,” he said. “The deal that was on paper was basically less favorable to Canada than they would have normally wanted or offered.”