Dawson To-Date

Dawson To-Date

The 20th anniversary of the NAFTA has kept us very busy. Thanks to the great team at Dawson Strategic for keeping us on track during a hectic time. In support of the North American Vision report, I travelled to Mexico City, Tijuana, Washington, and San Diego.  Now...
The Contraband Tobacco Trade

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...
Canada’s Trade with Mexico: Why it Matters

Canada’s Trade with Mexico: Why it Matters

  A new report  by Laura Dawson for the Canadian Council of Chief Executives  identifies a visa requirement for Mexican travelers as a major impediment to Canada-Mexico relations. The 2009 visa, put in place to combat bogus refugee claims, has seriously affected...
Did You Know?

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...
Introducing the Council of the Great Lakes Region

Introducing the Council of the Great Lakes Region

On April 12, 2013, the Mowat Centre of the University of Toronto and the Canada-U.S. Law Institute of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland successfully launched the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR).  Dawson Strategic played a key role in the inception...