About Dawson Strategic

Dawson Strategic is a policy research and consulting company focusing on cross-border trade, economic and border issues.

We have expertise across a range of sectors, including transportation, finance, energy, food and agriculture, and labour mobility.

Dawson Strategic draws upon a broad network of contacts in business and policy communities across the hemisphere. We apply our comprehensive research and strategic analysis to create thoughtful and effective advocacy strategies for our clients.

Our Services

Dawson Strategic provides business and government with evidence-based policy research and strategic advice.  We operate in the economic, regulatory, and cross-jurisdictional spheres and are the sector leader on Canada-U.S. trade issues.  Our company has expertise across a range of sectors, including trade, transportation, financial services, digital economy, energy, food and agriculture, and labour mobility.

Dawson Strategic works in partnership with experts in quantitative analysis, customs, government relations and media communications.  Our comprehensive research and analysis lays the foundation for effective advocacy strategies. Where appropriate, we build cross-border coalitions of stakeholders to multiply the impact on government decision makers.


Services we provide:

  • Evidence-based policy research and reports
  • Economic research and forecasting
  • Advocacy strategy development
  • Media Communications and political messaging
  • Public consultations and coalition building