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Time to COOL it?

Guest post by Mara Chadnick. The United States is Canada’s largest trading partner, and by and large, trade relations between the two countries have become increasingly open with time. Despite this strong relationship, Canada the United States continue to face areas of trade constraint and the resulting tension in our trading relationship. The softwood lumber […]

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Can the TPP jumpstart Doha?

Guest post by Jesse Shuster-Leibner. Years of negotiation came to a close recently as trade ministers from 12 pacific countries announced an agreement in principle on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This agreement represents a tremendous step forward in global trade regulation. It encompasses 40 percent of global GDP and intertwines the countries of a region […]

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Canada late out of the gate on China trade

A new report from Dawson Strategic and Ciuriak Consulting analyses the potential gains for Canada from a free trade agreement with China. The report, Chasing China: Why an economic agreement with China is necessary for Canada’s continued prosperity, estimates that a free trade deal would generate $7.8 billion in additional economic activity within 15 years, supporting 25,000 […]

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Norwegian Ambassador highlights Canada-Norway Economic Relationship

Norway’s Ambassador to Canada, Mona Elisabeth Brøther, wrote a piece for the Huffington Post Canada summarizing the findings of Dawson Strategic’s recent report on Norway’s Impact on the Canadian Economy. Ambassador Brøther writes, “Norway and Canada have a strong trade and investment relationship built on complementary resource endowments, similar levels of development, and shared interests and values. Norway’s […]

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