Tag Archives: Canada-U.S.

KXL Denial Not the Beginning of the End

In an OpEd published in ipolitics.ca, Stefania Bartucci and I argue that  while US actions on KXL have awakened Canada to the need to seek new energy markets on its own terms, but good politics are not always good business. Canada and the U.S. share both the problems and profits of the oil sands. Few would argue […]

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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 about the deal on CTV News , quoted in Huffington Post, and in Canadian Press.

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Why the new Canada-US border deal is good for Ohio

With the new US-Canada border deal attracting so much attention in Canada, my Canada Institute colleague Paul Frazer and I thought it was important to generate some attention in the U.S., especially in border communities where better access to Canada for traders and travellers translates into easier participation in cross-border supply chains and regional economic growth. With presidential elections looming, it […]

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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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