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How Politics Can Pack a Punch on Your Business

Originally published in Business Advisor. Click here to read the original. It’s a typical afternoon in a typical work week in March 2017, when all of a sudden, popping up…

The U.S. Mid-Terms and the Future of Canada-U.S. Relations

The U.S. mid-terms and the future of Canada-U.S. relations  The U.S. mid-term elections are second in importance only to the presidential election every four years.  Up for grabs last week…

Evaluating the 2018 U.S. Midterms with Sarah Goldfeder and Laura Dawson

On today’s Global Exchange Podcast, CGAI Vice President Colin Robertson sits down with CGAI Fellow Sarah Goldfeder and CGAI Advisory Council Member Laura Dawson to discuss last week’s midterm election…

Judging New Judges: The Confirmation Process

Anyone who has ever worked in a country transitioning to democracy knows that the system is about more than free and fair elections. An independent judiciary is a crucial component…

It Ain’t Over if Trump’s Not Winning: The USMCA Scoreboard

Published on November 1, 2018. Click here to read the original. Part of trade negotiations, at least between and among democracies, is post-agreement positioning. Usually, a balance is sought between…

A New Chapter for North American Trade

After 14 months of difficult and often fractious negotiations, Canada and the United States announced the successful completion of the NAFTA talks literally at the eleventh hour, late on a…

Building a Saskatchewan business through a strong Prairie voice

Written by Kaveri Braid Earnscliffe Strategy Group, a national government relations, strategic communications and opinion research firm, is thriving in Saskatchewan.  After five successful, steady years in the province, the…

Boxing with the Elephant: A Hard Turn in NAFTA Negotiations

As far back as October of 1993, President Trump has been on the record against the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and has articulated his distrust of the partners…

Hamilton’s New Heart, or How McMaster Med Cured the God Complex

Written by Yaroslav Baran for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. For half a century, Hamilton, Ont. was known as Toronto’s steel-town stepsister; great for football fans, not…

Indigenous Peoples’ Health: Our Biggest Challenge to Reconciliation

Written by our Robin Sears for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. In announcing his government’s plan for a new approach to Indigenous rights in February, Prime Minister…
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