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Dawson Report Scrutinizes OCOT Practices

  Daily Commercial News reports on the release of Dawson Strategic’s report on modernizing Ontario’s skilled trades and apprenticeship system at an event hosted by several prominent industry associations. Dr. Laura Dawson outlined some of the major findings of the report to attendees and industry spokespeople commented on the importance of the findings. From the article: “What we’re […]

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New Report calls for modernizing Ontario’s Skilled Trades System

  A new report written by Dawson Strategic for a number of prominent Ontario Construction Associations highlights the need for a modernized skilled trades and apprenticeship system. Ontario’s construction industry is at a crossroads. There are tremendous opportunities in the skilled trades across Ontario. However, the current system isn’t allowing Ontario to maximize outcomes and […]

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Web Event: The $1 Trillion Question

                                                              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 […]

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The Peace Bridge at Fort Erie, Ont. (COREY LAROCQUE/CP)

Dawson in The Globe and Mail

  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.

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