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Weaponizing Uncertainty: Trade Policy under the Trump Administration
June 19, 2018 - Dan Ciuriak and Meredith Crowley
The Trump Administration is deploying uncertainty as a new weapon in trade protection, according to an analysis published by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Weaponizing Uncertainty” authors Meredith...
Canada’s Progressive Trade Agenda: NAFTA and Beyond
June 14, 2018 - Dan Ciuriak
Ottawa should press its progressive trade agenda, which is a response to the global rise of anti-globalization, with trading partners other than Washington, according to a new report by the C.D. Howe...
Quantifying the Impacts of the US Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
June 12, 2018 - Dan Ciuriak and Jingliang Xiao
The Trump Administration’s steel and aluminum tariffs will cost jobs and growth, according to a new report released by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Quantifying the Impacts of the US Section 232 Steel...
Assessing Canada’s Drug Shortage Problem
June 5, 2018 - Jessy Donelle MSc. (Epidemiology), Jacalyn Duffin MD, PhD, FRCPC, Jon Pipitone, MSc. (Computer Science), Brian White-Guay MD, CCFP and FRCPC
Drug shortages in Canada are a problem in need of immediate solutions, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Assessing Canada’s Drug Shortage Problem” – one of the few...
Retiring Employees, Unretired Debt: The Surprising Hidden Cost of Federal Employee Pensions
Taxpayers are on the hook for the unfunded liability of pension plans for federal employees, according to a new report published by the C.D Howe Institute.  In “Retiring Employees, Unretired Debt:...
Modernizing Canada’s Healthcare System through the Virtualization of Services
May 23, 2018 - Will Falk and Dr. R. Sacha Bhatia
Virtual care is a natural next step in technological innovation for healthcare, according to a new report published by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Modernizing Canada’s Healthcare System through the...

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