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The Next-Level Border: Advancing Technology & Expanding Trade

This report summarizes what was heard at two roundtables on how to enhance the Canada-U.S. border with tech to facilitate trade. 

Date: Monday July 30, 2018


Canada-China Session 1: Setting the stage, public opinion trends, approaches to trade

Recap of the first meeting of PPF's Canada-China Forum includes presentations on public opinion by Bruce Anderson of Abacus Data and sectoral trade by Wendy Dobson of University of Toronto

Date: Tuesday July 25, 2017


Canada-China meeting: National Security and Human Rights

...have been active conversations by senior government officials that we can no longer treat the two aspects of trade and security separately, and we can’t make a trade-off between them....

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


Options for a Canada-China FTA Negotiation Strategy

...Chinese officials in the 2012 Canada-China Economic Complementarities Study, which selected seven sectors for analysis of trade patterns and existing trade and investment barriers, and complementarities and opportunities for growth....

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Diversification not Dependence: A Made-in-Canada China Strategy

Canada can truly diversify its trade and break its dependence on a single partner by pursuing a strategy built on sectoral trade agreements with China. 

Date: Thursday October 11, 2018


A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work

...legislation that has been subjected to the voters. In the case of free trade, the handling of the Mulroney government’s free trade bill by the still-majority Senate Liberals in 1988...

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016


The Canada-China Relationship

...put at risk” while 47% say “Chinese investment is good for Canada’s economy and the risks are minimal”. Free Trade with China? Canadians are evenly divided on whether free trade...

Date: Saturday December 9, 2017


China and Canada in an Era of Global Disruption

...fast-track global talent visas. Establishing new trade links: CETA (Canada-Europe Trade Agreement) ratified; re-negotiation of NAFTA; pursuing trade agreements in Asia (China, India, Japan). Building strategic infrastructure: new National Infrastructure...

Date: Tuesday December 19, 2017


CBC Analysis: NAFTA talks forced Canada to pick a side in U.S.-China trade war

"In signing on for NAFTA 2.0, Canada also joined the Trump administration's China agenda," writes CBC's Janyce McGregor in a CBC Analysis article. "When the Trudeau government agreed to a revised North American free trade deal, the Americans said Canada also agreed to something else: joining Donald Trump's trade war on China."

Date: Saturday October 13, 2018


Canada-China Relations: A Note on Public Attitudes

...makers are constrained in moving as quickly or comprehensively on various China-related matters as they feel the national interest warrants, including negotiating some kind of comprehensive free trade agreement, an...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Maclean’s Op-ed: How Canada can work on trade with China—without angering America

PPF's Edward Greenspon and the Vice-Chair of the BMO Financial Group Kevin Lynch share their opinion on Canada-China trade in this Maclean's op-ed. They discuss how the Canadian government must diversify its economy, and China is the obvious target. But that there are risks with such a partnership.

Date: Thursday October 11, 2018


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

Members of the Public Policy Forum’s Canada-China forum seek a balanced approach to engagement with China that is economically beneficial and politically acceptable to Canadians

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Toward ‘eyes-open’ engagement with China

...and New Zealand. While our interest has waxed and waned, they have forged ahead with free trade agreements and secured competitive advantages for their economies, universities and workers. Now Canada...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017


Gonvernance in the Agreement on Internal Trade

This discussion paper examines the Agreement on Internal Trade from a governance perspective, and explores some new directions for enhancing the effectiveness of the Agreement at its 10th anniversary, especially...

Date: Tuesday July 13, 2004


We need a China strategy, so let’s get it right

In this Globe and Mail op-ed, our Forum on China co-chairs argue that with rules-based trade down South on the fritz, it really is time to look elsewhere and that includes China.

Date: Monday June 18, 2018


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