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What Should Canada’s Aims be in Any Renegotiation of NAFTA? (Win)

By Sarah Goldfeder for the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Click here to read the original. Executive Summary On Jan. 23, the first Monday after being sworn in as president of…

Canada and China, a rapidly evolving relationship: Sears

Published in The Toronto Star on April 30, 2017. Click here to read the original. It’s often small signals that reveal massive changes taking place just beneath the surface in a community. On…

The Next 100 Days

The election of a disruptive President, focused on nationalist, isolationist policies in the United States has provided new challenges for the Trudeau government in its second year of a four-year…

A Trump decoder ring, 100 days in

Published in The Hill Times on April 26, 2017. Click here to read the original. OTTAWA—When Justin Trudeau met Donald Trump for the first time back in February, it was all…

Everything in moderation: 6 ways to moderate like a pro

Moderating a panel – what could be easier? You could probably do it in your sleep. And in fact it seems like a lot of moderators don’t lose much sleep…

Canada, ahora te toca a ti

Remember as the Trump administration moved into the executive offices in the United States and Mexico was the target for Trump’s ire? Remember when Canada sat back and worried about…

United we fail: When CEOs shoot themselves in the mouth

Published in iPolitics on April 12, 2017. Click here to read the original. United Airlines impaled itself this week on the rusty chainsaw of public opinion and social media outrage over a…

In Position: Thinking about thought

By Greg Wilkinson and Melanie Paradis “A radical and transformative thought goes nowhere without the willingness to challenge convention.” – Malcolm Gladwell You don’t need to be like Malcolm Gladwell…

Winning a good trade deal: Sears

Published in The Toronto Star on March 26, 2017. Click here to read the original. It’s an irony for which progressives should blush. They hold right wing populists’ claims in the deepest…

The Chicago example: Or why the U.S.-Canada relationship will stay the course

Published in the Spring 2017 edition of The Global Exchange. Click here to read the original. The relationship between Canada and the United States is about the relationships between the people of…