Canada needs to be at the Pacific Table

Canada needs to be at the Pacific Table

In an OpEd published in the National Post on March 14, Daniel Schwanen and I argue that only by being present at the TPP table can Canada influence the shape of the final agreement.  At the same time, negotiating an agreement is not the same as accepting an agreement....
TPP: Just wanting is not enough

TPP: Just wanting is not enough

The rules and commitments of the TransPacific Partnership Agreement will extend far beyond that of any existing multilateral free trade agreement, essentially re-defining the rules of global trade. Canada needs a seat at negotiations toward this ‘new...
Letter from Washington

Letter from Washington

“At no time in our history have our national challenges been as complex and long-term as those we face today.  But the most salient trait of our time is not the threats posed by terrorists, an anemic economy or climate change.  It’s our inability to respond coherently...