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The future of the Canada-Mexico relationship in a renegotiated NAFTA

    By Anna Barrera (Research Associate, Dawson Strategic) April 28, 2017 Canada and Mexico have had a strong relationship spanning more than 70 years. Their trade relationship grew with the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1994 but has decreased in recent years. Within that relationship, the majority of Canada’s trade is […]






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Dawson Strategic discusses what Trump Presidency means for North America

  With the surprising win of Donald Trump last week, many questions have been circling about what this means for Canada and Mexico. With this in mind, Jeffrey Phillips and Anna Barrera were interviewed by Isabel Inclán of NOTIMEX to discuss where North America should go from here. According to Phillips “It is too early […]






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Canada publishes stakeholder comments on borders and regs

As the clock ticks down on the Canada-US Beyond the Border and Regulatory Cooperation initiatives, businesses and interest groups are taking advantage of the public comment process to influence the governmental agendas for these programs.  The US sought comments on regulatory cooperation through a Federal Register notice while Canada established a dedicated consultation website.  Both of […]






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Financing Small Business in the Americas

Recent research by the World Bank confirms that small businesses are the largest provider of jobs in developing countries but inadequate access to finance is one of the biggest obstacles to small business growth. In Canada and the United States, small businesses use many different sorts of collateral – equipment, inventories, accounts receivable – as security […]






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