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Web Event: The $1 Trillion Question

                                                              Although tariffs and regulations were radically reduced as a result of the North American Free Trade Agreement, it’s still not always clear to US and […]

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The Peace Bridge at Fort Erie, Ont. (COREY LAROCQUE/CP)

Dawson in The Globe and Mail

  In today’s Globe and Mail, Laura Dawson urges U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to make the Canada-U.S. bilateral economic relationship a priority over each leader’s respective political concerns. Unless both leaders adopt a “good neighbour” policy, both consumers and North America’s relative economic strength are likely to suffer. Read the full article here.

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Dawson Quoted by Canadian Press

  Laura Dawson was quoted by The Canadian Press in response to a Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives study on investor-state claims under NAFTA. Although the report suggests that the claims call the benefits of NAFTA for Canadians into question, Dawson responds that Chapter 11 has struck a reasonable balance between public interest and corporate rights and that she doesn’t […]

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Report: Finding the Hidden Dragon

A new report on Canada-Taiwan relations by Dawson Strategic and Ciuriak Consulting argues that closer economic engagement with Taiwan makes Canada more prosperous.  Taiwan is Canada’s fourth largest trading partner in Asia. It is a springboard to Asian markets and provides  lucrative opportunities to commercialize Canadian R&D for global markets.  But despite robust informal trade relationships, […]

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