Trade and US Relations

— Aug 15, 2017
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The Fate of NAFTA: Possible Scenarios and their Implications for Canada

The Fate of NAFTA: Possible Scenarios and their Implications for Canada finds that Canada may have to eliminate protectionist policies aimed at key Canadian industries to successfully renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in upcoming trade talks—and that could be good news for the Canadian economy in the longer-run.

— Oct 18, 2016
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The Importance of International Trade to the Canadian Economy: An Overview

With strong opposition to trade emerging in the U.S. presidential election and in Europe, The Importance of International Trade to the Canadian Economy: An Overview finds that the value of goods and services produced in Canada and sold abroad (exports) accounted for 31.5 per cent of Canada’s economy in 2015—up from 25 per cent in 1988—and some three million jobs in Canada are directly or indirectly tied with exporting.

Research Experts

  • Professor of Economics, University of Calgary
  • Professor of Economics, George Mason University
  • Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute
  • Resident Scholar and Addington Chair in Measurement, Professor Emeritus, Western Washington University
  • Professor Emeritus of Economics, Simon Fraser University
  • Professor of Political Science, Simon Fraser University