- 26 février 2018
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
When President Donald Trump announced that the United States was going to delay hiking tariffs on Chinese goods, investors breathed a sigh of relief. Here was a reduction in the risk of an escalation in the trade spat between the …EN SAVOIR PLUS
Patrick Leblond and Pascale Massot
Ottawa provided welcome news with its recent announcement of a fall meeting with multiple nations to discuss the future of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
It confirmed that the Trudeau government is not shifting its …EN SAVOIR PLUS
By Susan Ariel Aaronson and Patrick Leblond
Diplomats from Canada, Mexico, and the United States are thinking about the website where you met your soulmate, and the cloud service where you store your photos. In an increasingly digital economy, policy …EN SAVOIR PLUS
On 14 August, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland outlined Canada’s objectives for renegotiating the North American free-trade agreement in view of the negotiations that began on 16 August.
Freeland was optimistic about the real possibility of modernizing NAFTA in a …EN SAVOIR PLUS
Canada has reportedly drawn a “red line” over Chapter 19 as the US calls for NAFTA renegotiations. That’s a good thing.
Even before the negotiations to revise and modernize NAFTA begin on 16 August, a red line has been drawn …EN SAVOIR PLUS
On July 17, the United States Trade Representative Office published the Trump administration’s detailed objectives for renegotiating the North American free-trade agreement. Contrary to President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about NAFTA in the past, the objectives document’s overall tone is very …EN SAVOIR PLUS
Last week, acting United States trade representative Stephen Vaughn sent a draft notification letter to Congress indicating the President’s intention to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico, the very same agreement that Trump qualified …EN SAVOIR PLUS
Now that Donald Trump is president-elect of the United States, Canadians and Mexicans are concerned about their free-trade access to the U.S. market. During the election campaign, Mr. Trump repeatedly said he would renegotiate the North American free-trade agreement if …EN SAVOIR PLUS
Congratulations Justin Trudeau, Donald Tusk, and Jean-Claude Juncker. You have finally signed the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), only a few days later than originally planned but not after Belgium’s Walloons gave you a good scare. Congratulations …EN SAVOIR PLUS
In an emotional statement Friday, Canada’s minister of international trade Chrystia Freeland announced she was unable to reach a deal with Paul Magnette, the premier of Belgium’s Wallonia region over the Canada–European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).…EN SAVOIR PLUS
As a result of the historic Brexit vote, the United Kingdom has found a new prime minister in Theresa May. As the new UK leader, May has a long to-do list, not least ensuring the UK economy does not fall …EN SAVOIR PLUS
On June 23rd, a significant majority of voters in England and Wales cast referendum ballots in favour of the United Kingdom (UK) leaving the European Union (EU), in spite of those in London, Northern Ireland, and Scotland generally …EN SAVOIR PLUS