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Canadians want to talk about Buy America!

Last Sunday’s Toronto Star Editorial  ‘Buy America’ is a wake-up call for Canada that I wrote with veteran US-Canada analyst Paul Frazer provoked a lot of feedback from Canadians concerned about Buy America.  I’ve been talking to some of them in radio call-in shows  John Gormley Live on News Talk 650 CKOM in Saskatoon (Sept 26), and […]

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Buy America is a wake-up call for Canada

The Buy America provisions of the proposed American Jobs Act do not intentionally  target Canada but they will disrupt cross-border supply chains.  In an OpEd published in the Toronto Star, Paul Frazer and I argue that the Buy America crisis is another example of how Canada and the United States need to move from crisis management […]

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Dawson an MLI Senior Fellow

With the addition of Professor Ben Perrin, Laura Dawson, Ph.D., Professor Stephen Blank, and Brigadier-General James Cox as Senior Fellows, the Macdonald-Laurier Institute is poised to tackle even more pressing issues facing Canada’s federal government. Our new scholars are recognized experts in their fields of Canada-U.S. relations, trade, defence, human rights, and immigration and we are delighted […]

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“…we remember with gratitude and affection…”

Excerpt from a letter from President Obama to Prime Minister Harper, September 10, 2011: “On the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001, we remember with gratitude and affection how the people of Canada offered us the comfort and friendship and extraordinary assistance that day and in the following days, by opening their airports, homes, and […]

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