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NAFTA 2.0: Rhetoric vs. Reality Part 1

  By Noah Arshinoff August 31, 2017 There’s a lot of noise surrounding the NAFTA re-negotiations (or as Mexico and Canada like to frame it, the “modernization”). Through all the media, analysis, lobbying and politics, it is easy to get lost in the hype of it all. But what is most crucial as we head […]






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International Trade and the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region

Can we improve the coordination of how trade agreements are negotiated to better support vital bi-national supply chains like those in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region? This is the key question addressed in an August 2017 Policy Options (the publication of the Institute for Research on Public Policy or IRPP) article by Mark Fisher, Jeffrey […]






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Border Adjustment Taxes: What you need to know

  By Samukele Ncube (Intern, Dawson Strategic) February 13, 2017 Over the past few months, there has been a spotlight on border adjustment taxes as a result of the recently proposed U.S. reform blueprint “A Better Way: Our Vision for a Confident America” (The Blueprint), which was put forward by the Republican Party (GOP). This plan […]






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CETA matters

  By Anna Barrera (Research Associate, Dawson Strategic) November 3, 2016   After a bumpy road, the Canada and European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was signed in Brussels on October 30, 2016. While we are still several steps away from ratification, this is an important development not only for Canada and […]






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