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Dawson at Council of Foreign Relations

On Friday, June 13, Laura Dawson spoke at the Council of Foreign Relations Conference in New York City on NAFTA’s past and future. Other panelists ncluded Shannon O’Neill, Edward Alden, and Robert Zoellick.  It was great to hear from so many Canada-watchers and supporters of smart, open North American trade.  In October, the Council is set to […]

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The Contraband Tobacco Trade

On March 4, 2014, the Canada Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC convened representatives from federal government departments on both sides of the border, media, think tanks, First Nations leaders, the business community and subject-matter experts for a panel discussion on the problem of cross-border smuggling and border vulnerabilities on tribal lands […]

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North American Vision

For several months the Dawson Strategic Team has been involved in a special research project looking at the evolution of the NAFTA and future prospects for North American competitiveness. Together with my co-authors Christopher Sands (Hudson Institute) and Duncan Wood (Mexico Institute), we conclude that the best way for Canada, the United States and Mexico to achieve global competitiveness is by […]

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Did You Know?

Students in Point Roberts, a Washington town just south of Richmond, BC, cross an international border every day to attend school in their own state. That’s because the Canada-U.S border divides this peninsula from the mainland. In related news, high school administrators report abnormally high student absences because “the dog ate my passport”. **This is […]

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