China Brief | Edition 08

Edition 08: Concerns about a currency war in the China-U.S. trade fight, the possibility of more Chinese investment in Canada, and why the U.S. launched tariff challenges against several WTO countries. Read more… Quote of the week Instead of a quote – a picture! Chinese factory workers making Trump 2020 banners (photo credit: REUTERS/Aly Song). Oh, the

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China Brief | Edition 07

Edition 07: How the heating-up China-U.S. trade war could impact Canada, a look at what Destination Canada achieved on its mission to China, and why the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is going to invest in China’s rental housing sector. Read more… Quote of the week “Yes, the U.S. far surpasses China in terms of its

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BLOG | Travelling Indigenous

This blog was originally published in tea&bannock. July 9, 2018 If you know me now, you know that every other sentence that comes out of my mouth begins or ends in “New Zealand.” If you don’t know me, I spent the past three years studying law in Aotearoa (New Zealand) and I recently returned to Canada

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China Brief | Edition 06

Edition 06: How a mountain of plastic is causing a major recycling headache, the rise of a robot farm, China’s fading soccer dreams and why we’re finally calling it a U.S.-China trade war. Read more… Quote of the week (in honour of the World Cup) “China’s soccer troubles are a case study in the limits

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Letter from Martha Hall Findlay: Speak out on supply management

La version française suit l’anglais Supply management in dairy (and eggs and poultry), has become one of the most divisive issues in the NAFTA negotiations, and in the overall relationship between Canada and the U.S. The report that we published last year should be mandatory reading for all those interested in, and worried about, what

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PODCAST | What the West 014: The Forgotten Neighbour – Mexico Election 2018

On July 1, Mexicans head to the polls to elect a new President and Congress. But here in Canada, where you’d be forgiven for thinking that NAFTA is a bilateral instead of trilateral negotiation, you’d hardly know it. With a populist some would describe as Mexico’s Bernie Sanders leading comfortably in the polls, questions for

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