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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

Options for a Canada-China FTA Negotiation Strategy

...economic and security relationships. They identified 29 areas of agreement and cooperation, the fourth of which was “…to launch exploratory discussions for a possible Canada-China Free Trade Agreement.” The purpose...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

A House Undivided: Making Senate Independence Work

...chair of the Banking, Trade and Commerce Committee. From 2000 to 2006 he was chair of the Social Affairs, Science and Technology Committee. In 2002, his committee completed an influential...

Date: Thursday September 22, 2016

Canada-China Relations: A Note on Public Attitudes

...policy 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,...

Date: Tuesday June 20, 2017

Canada Growth Summit: Bold ideas and untapped opportunities trade has inevitably shrunk. We are also losing ground on productivity, which is particularly troubling in light of demographic and infrastructure gaps. Despite signs of economic vulnerability, there remains...

Date: Wednesday December 7, 2016

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

...Australia 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...

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,...

Date: Tuesday July 13, 2004


...and CEO of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, in a speech earlier this year to the Toronto Region Board of Trade. Canada can boast many internationally respected...

Date: Tuesday October 11, 2016

THEMES & THOUGHTS | Keys to success in a slow-growing, fast-changing world

...set this tone properly. There was a thoughtful discussion about inclusive growth and that the worst aspects of global trade, the demographic shift and the digital impact need to mitigated...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

DOMINIC BARTON | Canada has a historic opportunity to thrive, but faces hard choices

...share of global trade has dropped. The country is also facing a $500 billion infrastructure gap, an estimate he figured was on the low end, and a third of municipal...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Canada as an Agri-Food Powerhouse

...collaboration; and implementing core recommendations (on innovation, infrastructure development, broadening trade agreements in Asia, immigration and a FutureSkills Lab). Using the Advisory Council’s report as a starting point for discussion,...

Date: Thursday April 20, 2017

Canada’s China puzzle: We need a national discussion

...of China’s presence in our lives and the need to manage this reality is why Canadian trade union leaders are organizing delegations there. Last week, the Public Policy Forum held...

Date: Thursday June 29, 2017

TOP TAKEAWAYS | The day in 5 minutes

...rising standard of living. This includes, but is not limited to, obtaining social license for infrastructure projects. Unless people are shown the benefits of increased trade, they can’t be expected...

Date: Thursday October 13, 2016

Jane Hooker

...Currently on leave from the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Jane is a career diplomat and international lawyer. She has developed a deep understanding of diplomacy,...

Date: Friday January 12, 2018

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