Canada is currently losing its position as a beacon for FDI. Between 1995 and 2004, FDI was equal to about 15 percent of domestic business investment, but that has now fallen to about seven percent. Key to our long-term success is a predictable, stable environment for investment and business development that starts with neutral depoliticized foreign investment approval process. Read more in Laura Dawson’s briefing on Canada’s FDI regime written for the Macdonald-Laurier Institute.