新闻与见解

Closure and Time Allocation: Striking a Balance in a 21st Century Parliament

Written by Yaroslav Baran for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. Because Parliament’s function in a democracy is not only to pass legislation but to debate it, the…

Trump and Trade in an Increasingly Disparate World

By our Sarah Goldfeder for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. Since 1947, when the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade was struck in the spirit of post-war…
Paradis_Melanie-WEBSITE

Indigenous women will be equal – someday

Written by Melanie Paradis for National Newswatch. Click here to read the original. Indigenous women will be equal in Canada, some day. That was the message out of Ottawa earlier…

Canada needs a pragmatic approach to free-trade dealings with China

Written by Paul Moen for the Globe and Mail. Click here to read the original. Free trade with China represents a golden opportunity to secure market access to a global…

Why tax reform is nearly always dangerous

Written by Geoff Norquay for National Newswatch. Click here to read the original. Tax reform is risky for any Canadian government.  When it targets personal or business income tax deductions,…

What to Watch for in NAFTA Round 5

Round 5 of the NAFTA renegotiation begins in Mexico City this Friday.  This round was supposed to be at the ministerial level, but has been scaled back to chief negotiators…

Managing the Federation: A Mixed Bag

Written by Geoff Norquay for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney likes to say that the two most important files on a PM’s…

中加贸易关系前途光明

Read more:  April-The Future Is Bright for Canada-China (002)

“Full And Frank” Discussions

“Full And Frank” Discussions  “The participants had a full and frank discussion.”  That’s the time-honoured phrase used by diplomatic briefers required to characterize publicly what went on in a particularly…

Ottawa NAFTA Round: Still working on “bread and butter”

Advance billing for the third NAFTA negotiation this week was that following the preliminaries in Washington and Mexico City, the Ottawa Round would see the start of real bargaining.  Instead,…

The Neglected Crisis: Myanmar’s Rohingya

By Sarah Goldfeder for the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Click here to read the original. The plight of the Rohingya is nothing new. In a country of 135 recognized ethnic…

NAFTA Round 2: Mexico City

In the run-up to last weekend’s second round of NAFTA negotiations in Mexico City, there were several important developments, as the principal players and key stakeholders sought to define their…