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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]