Executive Summary – The World Trade Organization: Selected Challenges and Canada’s Priorities

(Disponible en français : Résumé – Organisation mondiale du commerce : Défis choisis et priorités du Canada) The World Trade Organization (WTO) is currently facing challenges relating to its executive, legislative, monitoring and adjudicative functions. As a founding member of the WTO, Canada has a number of reform proposals that are designed to address these…

Canada and NATO – 70 Years of Involvement

(Disponible en français : Le Canada et l’OTAN – 70 ans de participation) On 30 April 1949, the Government of Canada ratified the North Atlantic Treaty, becoming one of the 12 founding members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). A political, military and economic alliance, NATO has been a central pillar of Canada’s international security policy…

Canada’s Relationship with the United States: Living with the Giant

Note: This publication was updated in February, 2020: Resilience and Strain: Canada–U.S. Relations in 2020 (Disponible en français : La relation canado-américaine : vivre à l’ombre d’un géant) As U.S. President John F. Kennedy said about the relationship between Canada and the United States, “Geography has made us neighbours. History has made us friends. Economics…