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Borders, Energy, TPP

Spring 2012 events for Dawson Strategic January 30: Attending the US Chamber of Commerce public consultations on the Beyond the Border Action Plan in Washington, DC, followed by the US Department of Commerce Working Groups on US-Canada Regulatory Cooperation on January 31. February 9: Releasing a paper on Canada’s prospective role in the Trans-Pacfic Partnership through […]






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Good Reads

Canada comes and goes, but it does not stay: Mapping a Strategy for Canada’s engagement in Asia Wendy Dobson (2011), “Canada, China and Rising Asia: A Strategic Proposal,” Canadian Council of Chief Executives (October). Five of the world’s top 20 economies are in Asia. China is on course to become the world’s largest economy in the next […]






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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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Dawson an MLI Senior Fellow

With the addition of Professor Ben Perrin, Laura Dawson, Ph.D., Professor Stephen Blank, and Brigadier-General James Cox as Senior Fellows, the Macdonald-Laurier Institute is poised to tackle even more pressing issues facing Canada’s federal government. Our new scholars are recognized experts in their fields of Canada-U.S. relations, trade, defence, human rights, and immigration and we are delighted […]






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