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US NAFTA position: more than a tweak, less than do-over

Originally published in Policy Options Magazine. Click here to read the original. As promised, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued a 17-page report Monday on Washington’s negotiating goals…

Storm Clouds on Steel

On April 20th, President Donald Trump signed an executive order calling for the U.S. Department of Commerce to study how steel imports impact national security. With the initial report from…

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…

From Macdonald to Mulroney: Transformative Conservative Leadership

By Geoff Norquay for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. From the founding of Canada under Sir John A. Macdonald to free trade under Brian Mulroney, Conservatives have provided Canada with…

100 Years of Suffrage: The Next Chapters

By Velma McColl and Kathleen Monk for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. The story of Canada’s first 150 years cannot be told without the voices of its women: Indigenous women…

Heard “Around the World”

Canada reset its foreign, defence and international assistance policies this week. In a Tuesday speech to the House of Commons, foreign minister Chrystia Freeland laid out a significant realignment in…

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…

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…