Currents: Pacific Alliance – Finding opportunities south of the U.S.

FIRST IN A SERIES ON CANADA’S TRADE AGREEMENTS The recent Pacific Alliance summit has come and gone, with few Canadians taking notice. That’s unfortunate because western business have many reasons to pay attention to the attractive market (pdf) the Pacific Alliance trade bloc represents. These include export opportunities, a growing middle class and opportunities in trade in

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Bold ideas in the air as Trudeau heads to Washington

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is headed to Washington, D.C. this week to meet with President Barack Obama. Carlo Dade, Director of the Centre for Trade & Investment Policy, offers three reasons why this visit is different. 1) Pent up demand There has been a sense that the bi-lateral relationship, and the larger NAFTA/North American project,

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