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The March into Trade Wars: US Policy Aims and the Implications for Reconciliation
August 2, 2018 - Dan Ciuriak

August 2, 2018 —The long trade peace that took hold with the signing of the GATT in 1947 is over, according to an analysis published by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “The March into Trade Wars: US...

Foreign Direct Investment in Canada – The Case for Further Openness and Transparency
July 26, 2018 - Daniel Schwanen

Canada’s performance in attracting foreign direct investment faces serious headwinds, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Foreign Direct Investment in Canada – The Case for...

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....

The NAFTA Renegotiation: What if the US Walks Away?
November 28, 2017 - Dan Ciuriak, Lucy Ciuriak, Ali Dadkhah and Jingliang Xiao

The US request to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) opens up the possibility of the trade agreement lapsing. In "The NAFTA Renegotiation: What if the US Walks Away?"...

Table Stakes: Congress Will Be Sitting across from Canada at the NAFTA 2.0 Negotiations
July 13, 2017 - Christopher Sands

A newly empowered US Congress will be holding the reins in the upcoming NAFTA talks, states a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Table Stakes: Congress Will be Sitting across from Canada...

Jon Johnson - US Approval of the new NAFTA – Pitfalls?
Intelligence Memos
From: Jon Johnson To: Canadians Concerned About the USMCA Date: February 21, 2019 Re: US Approval of the new NAFTA – Pitfalls? US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on January 29 initiated the...
Robson, Laurin - Tax Relief for the 2019 Federal Budget
Intelligence Memos
To: The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance From: William B.P. Robson and Alexandre Laurin Date: February 11, 2019 Re: Tax Relief for the 2019 Federal Budget   The C.D. Howe Institute’s...
Glen Hodgson - Four (Macroeconomic) Reasons to Worry
Intelligence Memos
From:  Glen Hodgson To:  Concerned Canadians Date: February 1, 2019 Re: Four (Macroeconomic) Reasons to Worry The American economy is adrift, like a huge sailing ship. When tides are high and winds...

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