Budget 2013 Stays the Course on Trade

Budget 2013 Stays the Course on Trade

By Stefania Bartucci Receiving this year’s budget, I felt like a kid at Christmas who was really hoping that Santa would pony up for a Nintendo Wii, and instead discovered some new socks and pajamas under the tree.  You know you need them, but socks and PJs won’t...
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...
A Safe and Smart Border

A Safe and Smart Border

The Canada-U.S. Regulatory Cooperation Council and Beyond the Border initiatives are nearing the end of their first year of bilateral meetings and stakeholder outreach.On December 12, Christopher Sands and I will meet at the Wilson Center in Washington to discuss the...
Making the Border Easier for Bus Travellers

Making the Border Easier for Bus Travellers

Dawson Strategic is pleased to announce the formation of the Canada-US Motor Coach Passenger Coalition (MCPC) to streamline the movement of motor coach passengers across the Canada-US border. The Beyond the Border Action Plan announced by Prime Minister Harper and...
Border Deal News

Border Deal News

The Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness Action Plan (a.k.a the Canada-U.S. Border Plan) looks like a great deal but the devil is in the details. Sustained political attention is needed to make sure that commitments are met.  Here’s Dawson talking...