Report: Finding the Hidden Dragon

Report: Finding the Hidden Dragon

A new report on Canada-Taiwan relations by Dawson Strategic and Ciuriak Consulting argues that closer economic engagement with Taiwan makes Canada more prosperous.  Taiwan is Canada’s fourth largest trading partner in Asia. It is a springboard to Asian markets...
De-fragmenting Rules of Origin

De-fragmenting Rules of Origin

Rules of origin have many uses in the global economy, including whether a product qualifies for preferential treatment in a free trade agreement, but, the complexity of these rules can undermine their  effective use within cross-border supply chains. A recent report,...
Looking Beyond LNG Exports

Looking Beyond LNG Exports

By Jeffrey Phillips, Energy Consultant and Guest Contributor The terms “game changer” and “revolution” are typically used to describe the shale gas phenomenon in North America, and rightfully so.  The combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (or...
One Part Proximity, Nine Parts Good Will

One Part Proximity, Nine Parts Good Will

In a paper released by the Fraser Institute as part of a collection of essays on the U.S. election,  Laura Dawson argues that Canada-U.S. economic relations have been on autopilot since the 1989 Canada-US Free Trade Agreement and the 1994 North American Free Trade...