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Better in than Out? Canada and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
April 21, 2016 - Ali Dadkhah, Dan Ciuriak and Jingliang Xiao

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) promises to have a modest impact on Canada, according to ground breaking research from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Better in than Out? Canada and the Trans-...

The Ill Wind that Blows from Europe: Implications for Canada’s Economy
March 5, 2014 - Pierre Siklos

The continuing possibility that things could take a turn for the worse in the eurozone ought to be a concern for Canadian policymakers, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe...

Tradable Services: Canada’s Overlooked Success Story
January 9, 2014 - Daniel Schwanen

While manufacturing has been struggling to recoup job losses, Canada’s tradable services sectors have been expanding, providing an increased number of well-paying jobs in Canada in the midst of...

Diplomacy, Trade and Aid: Searching for "Synergies"
November 27, 2013 - John Richards

Canada’s foreign aid could be more effective, were strategies in place that addressed the problem of weak host-country governance, which currently renders aid inefficient or even counter-...

Uneasy Birth: What Canadians Should Expect from a Canada-EU Trade Deal
August 15, 2013 - Daniel Schwanen

Canada’s potential trade deal with the European Union, if it is ambitious, could generate far more opportunities than risks, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.  In “Uneasy...

Breaking Free: A Post-mercantilist Trade and Productivity Agenda for Canada
August 2, 2012 - Michael Hart

To revitalize its flagging trade and productivity performance, Canada should adapt its international trade and investment policies to a world of global value chains, evolving trade and investment...

Daniel Schwanen - NAFTA: How Donald Trump, and Canadian Consumers, Can Both Win
Intelligence Memos
From: Daniel Schwanen To: The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Global Affairs Date: February 23, 2018 Re: NAFTA: How Donald Trump, and Canadian Consumers, Can Both Win To avoid stalemate in...
Jon Johnson - Why Does the US Want to Unravel the Trade in Textiles?
Intelligence Memos
From:  Jon Johnson To:  The Canadian NAFTA Negotiating Team Date:  January 3, 2018 Re:  Why does the US want to unravel the trade in textiles? Textile and apparel goods are outliers in the world of...
Jon Johnson - Trump Can’t Unilaterally Withdraw U.S. From NAFTA
Intelligence Memos
From: Jon Johnson To: The Minister of International Trade and the Minister of Foreign Affairs Date: May 1, 2017 Re: Trump Can’t Unilaterally Withdraw U.S. From NAFTA Last week saw high drama on the...

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