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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

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“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…

Getting to Yes: Why Fast Track Matters

Written by Sarah Goldfeder for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. Multilateral trade negotiations are like a game of Jenga whereby the usual caution of “Nothing is decided…

Trade Remedies Under NAFTA: STILL TIME FOR CANADA TO PIVOT TO OFFENCE

Written by Paul Moen for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. While Canada has characterized the Chapter 19 dispute settlement provision of NAFTA as a bottom-line condition in…

What a Difference a Decade Makes: Free Trade at 30

Written by Robin V. Sears for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. Donald J. Trump’s disruptive ascension to the presidency of the United States has injected a new protectionism into…

Spotlight on Freeland

Heading into the first official round of NAFTA negotiations in Washington, Canada and Mexico have staked out terrain for the coming discussion, and are increasing outreach to stakeholders, looking to…

The Summer Just Got a Little Hotter

We have a date and a location. The first round of NAFTA negotiations will be held in Washington, D.C. from August 16-20. Also confirmed this week is the U.S. choice…

Supreme Court’s IP ruling encourages innovation

By Andre Albinati for Policy Options. Click here to read the original. As Canadians celebrate 150 years of our history, policy-makers have set their sights on the needs of the next 150,…