Whether due to U.S. pressure or a lack of political courage — or both — Canada is expected to be absent from next week's negotiations in New York. Erin Hunt looks at the motives behind the move, and the message it sends.
As one of the world's most successful small and open economies, Canada should make the case for the free trade of goods, services and capital — even within the country, argues Brett House.
Alejandro Reyes considers a new strategy for convincing governments to uphold their global commitments while implementing domestic initiatives focused on those most vulnerable to the forces of globalization.
Despite this recent commitment to provide military support in Ukraine until 2019, the conflict is likely to remain frozen.
Capitalism versus the climate? Not quite, says Catherine McKenna. On International Women’s Day, the Canadian minister discusses how conversations around climate, economic growth and gender have shifted.
On International Women’s Day, the interim president of the Native Women’s Association of Canada, Francyne Joe, talks indigenous activism and recounts her own path to leadership.
Waves of migration aren’t new, and the economic development of source countries won't necessarily reduce the incentive to move. As Edward Hadas writes for our partners at CIGI, is it time to consider a morals-based approach?
Candid and concerned: What former U.S. ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman thinks of Trump, Trudeau staffers
On his first trip back to Canada since leaving his Ottawa post, Heyman sits down with OpenCanada, speaking openly on the “genius” of the Trudeau team and what worries him about the state of U.S. politics.
As Matthew Bondy argues, this weekend’s debate included foreign policy proposals that moved the conversation from sensational to substantial.
Don’t tell Donald Trump but this week a major global trade deal, the Trade Facilitation Agreement, came into effect — and the U.S. is part of it.
At a talk in Toronto, Mexican and Canadian ministers came together for the first time since Trump was elected to remind the world that updating NAFTA is a good thing, and that free trade isn’t going anywhere.
As Canada looks to increase ties with China and explore the possibility of a free trade agreement, here are three things Canadians should keep in mind.
This week’s visit to Europe by Justin Trudeau provides an opportunity to raise the issue, but there’s even more Canada should be doing.
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