• Canada as Trojan Horse

    Canada as Trojan Horse

    • March 13, 2016

    BERLIN – “It ain’t over till it’s over.” That’s the approach taken by German opponents of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union following its recent reworking to include a revised investment chapter. “The game is not over,” said Katharina Droege, a Green Party member of the German Parliament, who

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  • The Verdict Is In: TPP Threatens the Well-Being of Canadians

    The Verdict Is In: TPP Threatens the Well-Being of Canadians

    • February 9, 2016

    by Ronald Labonté, Arne Ruckert, and Ashley Schram, University of Ottawa Now that the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been finally released, academics and policy wonks are busy assessing what it all means for the Canadian economy and the well-being of Canadians. Even before the text was released, most assessments attributed little

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  • Working group on International Trade and Commerce

    Working group on International Trade and Commerce

    • November 17, 2015

    What are the principal international trade and commerce challenges facing Canada—and how should Canada respond? CIPS convened a working group of seasoned policy experts and asked them to answer these questions. Their report, based on months of deliberation and consultation, sets out important policy recommendations for the new Canadian government on current and future international trade

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  • Canada Would Be Foolish Not to Join the TPP

    Canada Would Be Foolish Not to Join the TPP

    • October 1, 2015

    A few days ago, cows and their owners were marching in front of Parliament in Ottawa. They were protesting against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which, they argued, would cause the demise of the dairy industry’s supply management regime. Last week, it was Unifor’s (the largest private sector union in Canada) turn to manifest its concerns

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  • L’émergence du smart power transatlantique

    • March 30, 2015

    Par Michael E. Lambert, chercheur invité au Centre d’études en politiques internationales  L’année 2015 s’impose comme celle des négociations sur la mise en place du TTIP et du rapprochement entre les États-Unis et l’Union européenne. Dans les faits, le Traité transatlantique est présenté comme un moyen de stimuler l’économie européenne et américaine. Dans la pratique,

    By CIPS
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