BLOG: Canada West Foundation’s influence on energy policy grows

At Canada West Foundation, we champion the responsible development of Western Canada’s natural resources to the benefit of the entire country. And we’re not shy about it. In the last few months alone, we’ve spoken out on tough topics like Bill C-69 impact assessment legislation, Bill C-48 tanker ban and the new Clean Fuel Standard

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China Brief | Edition 020

In this edition – Canada responds as China’s blockade of Canadian canola continues. Instead of a quote this time, a cartoon from the Western Producer that (depressingly) sums up Canada’s trade quandary. One big story: Canola tensions continue China’s blockade of Canadian canola continues. A couple weeks ago, the Canola Council of Canada announced that

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China Brief | Edition 017

In this edition: Waiting on Huawei, Chinese investment in Canada slumps, and lessons from the Canada-Cuba relationship about how to respond amid U.S. pressure. “The whole affair threatens to demolish Canada’s carefully built relationship with China, with enormous consequences. China is Canada’s second-largest trading partner, with total trade between the countries growing from $11 billion

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China Brief | Edition 016

In this edition: As diplomatic tensions build between Canada and China, Alberta taps the brakes on a trade mission to China and Saskatchewan feels the heat over Huawei. Also, the largest hydroponic factory in China takes root, an electric vehicle start-up revs up, and we dive deep into China’s state-led industrial policy, Made in China

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China Brief | Edition 015

Your turn: It’s been more than six months since we launched the China Brief and we’d like to hear what you think. Share your thoughts in this quick survey (and earn the prize of our undying gratitude!). View Survey In this edition: Tension between China and Canada continues to build after the arrest of Huawei CFO

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China Brief | Edition 012

IN THIS EDITION: Canada’s top cybersecurity official argues Canada can “handle” Huawei, new North American trade deal could have implications for a trade agreement with China, and a look at Canadian energy exports to China. Read more…   Quote: “[Beijing’s] approach is similar to their approach on general China-Canada relations. On one hand, China wants to

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