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NAFTA 2.0: Rhetoric vs. Reality Part 1

  By Noah Arshinoff August 31, 2017 There’s a lot of noise surrounding the NAFTA re-negotiations (or as Mexico and Canada like to frame it, the “modernization”). Through all the media, analysis, lobbying and politics, it is easy to get lost in the hype of it all. But what is most crucial as we head […]

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International Trade and the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region

Can we improve the coordination of how trade agreements are negotiated to better support vital bi-national supply chains like those in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region? This is the key question addressed in an August 2017 Policy Options (the publication of the Institute for Research on Public Policy or IRPP) article by Mark Fisher, Jeffrey […]

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The Canada-China Trade Relationship

By Samukele Ncube (Intern, Dawson Strategic) June 12, 2017 As part of Canada’s broader diversification strategy to reduce trade dependence on the United States, there has been a renewed interest in strengthening Canada’s trade relationship with China. The two countries share a long-standing bilateral relationship across several key areas such as trade, governance, energy, and […]

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The future of the Canada-Mexico relationship in a renegotiated NAFTA

    By Anna Barrera (Research Associate, Dawson Strategic) April 28, 2017 Canada and Mexico have had a strong relationship spanning more than 70 years. Their trade relationship grew with the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1994 but has decreased in recent years. Within that relationship, the majority of Canada’s trade is […]

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