Category: Major Research paper

Could the Great Lakes be a model for Canada-US regional cooperation?

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From Canadian International Council Think Tank: Could the Great Lakes Represent Canada’s Economic Future? July 6, 2011 While he didn’t get the details right, Joel Garreau was onto something when… Read more »

‘You can’t change geography’: Taking the Canada-US Relationship to the Next Level

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Excerpts from Remarks on Trade Innovation and Prosperity Working Paper 14 of the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity Toronto, September 22, 2010 We are blessed to be beside the US… Read more »

The United States to 2020 and the Requirement for Canadian Action

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Like it or not, know it or not, a vigorous Canada requires a robust America. It is critically important for Canadian security, livelihood and prosperity that we understand the changes taking place in America and their interplay with our own interests and the rest of the world. The changes – economic, demographic, regional – will have profound implications for Canadians, particularly as they relate to security and the border, economic integration, and policies for the environment and energy. The responsibilities of global primacy and a preoccupation with domestic concerns on the part of the U.S. mean that Canada, never top of mind in American calculations, must constantly, consistently and forcefully make its case.