Excerpted from May edition Policy Options Embracing the Americas, starting with Mexico If Canadians needed a wake-up call to the power of regional blocs and the pace of political integration… Read more »
Report offers ‘User’s guide’ to a new Canada-U.S. trade deal February 3, 2011 4:25 PM By Chris Carter A day before Prime Minister Stephen Harper is set to meet U.S…. Read more »
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 »
CPAC Broadcast: On Septemer 21st, 2010, Paul Chapin, former director general for international security at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and Lieut.-Gen. (Ret’d) Michel Maisonneuve, former chief… Read more »
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.
Excerpted from Policy Options The true white north: reflections on being Canadian February 2008 What is it to “be Canadian”? More than any other nationality, the question of who we… Read more »
Excerpted from Canada Amongst Nations 2007 “ CDA_USA 2.0 and the application of intermesticity, hidden wiring and public diplomacy” In January 2009, there will be a new administration in the… Read more »
Excerpted from Policy Options Getting noticed in Washington: the hard part of Canada’s job November 2005 I’m often asked: “What do Americans think of us?” The short answer is “they… Read more »