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What Canada's Leadership Change Means for Asia
October 26, 2015
What Canada's Leadership Change Means for Asia
What will Canada's Asia policy look like under new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau?
What Canada's Leadership Change Means for Asia
India and Canada: A Match Made in Heaven?
April 17, 2015
India and Canada: A Match Made in Heaven?
On the last leg of his three-country tour, India’s Prime Minister has a lofty agenda. Did his visit succeed?
India and Canada: A Match Made in Heaven?
Canada’s Pivot to ASEAN
September 13, 2014
Canada’s Pivot to ASEAN
Canada has stepped up its outreach to ASEAN. Will it last?
Canada’s Pivot to ASEAN
Abbott Seeks Climate Change Alliance
June 11, 2014
Abbott Seeks Climate Change Alliance
As the US and China unveil major initiatives, Australia’s skeptical prime minister seeks international support.
Abbott Seeks Climate Change Alliance
Canada as East Asia Intermediary?
April 09, 2014
Canada as East Asia Intermediary?
Keen to boost its presence in the Pacific, Canada is well placed to help soothe tensions in East Asia.
Canada as East Asia Intermediary?
Korea-Canada Free Trade: The Thaw Begins
December 05, 2013
Korea-Canada Free Trade: The Thaw Begins
A number of obstacles to a free trade agreement remain on both sides, but there is growing incentive to overcome them.
Korea-Canada Free Trade: The Thaw Begins
Canada's Careful China Balancing Act
January 31, 2013
Canada's Careful China Balancing Act
The decision to allow the acquisition of Nexen by foreign firms came with some interesting stipulations.
Canada's Careful China Balancing Act
China, Canada and Oil Sands
October 17, 2012
China, Canada and Oil Sands
While the deal makes sense economically, Stephen Harper’s government must navigate the political minefield of China SOEs in Canada.
China, Canada and Oil Sands
Canada and the EAS: When Showing Up Is Not Enough
September 27, 2012
Canada and the EAS: When Showing Up Is Not Enough
While PM Harper has made engaging Asia a priority, Canada needs added substance to its regional diplomacy.
Canada and the EAS: When Showing Up Is Not Enough
Breaking the Ice: China's Emerging Arctic Strategy
August 27, 2012
Breaking the Ice: China's Emerging Arctic Strategy
China’s interests in the Arctic are growing. Nations like Canada and the United States should take notice.
Breaking the Ice: China's Emerging Arctic Strategy
Canada’s Asia Fixation
March 25, 2012
Canada’s Asia Fixation
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper can’t seem to keep away from Asia these days. He has a decade of relative neglect to make up for.
Canada’s Asia Fixation
Canada's ASEAN Play
March 13, 2012
Canada's ASEAN Play
A trip to Burma by Canada’s foreign minister suggests a shift in policy toward the junta. It could also herald closer engagement with Southeast Asia.
Canada's ASEAN Play
Canada Chases the TPP Holy Grail
February 25, 2012
Canada Chases the TPP Holy Grail
The Canadian government has been a late convert to the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But will it be willing to make the changes necessary to fit in?
Canada Chases the TPP Holy Grail
How Canada is Complicit in Torture
February 19, 2012
How Canada is Complicit in Torture
A new row on the use of torture for terrorist suspects shines an unflattering light on Canada’s ties with certain Asian nations.
How Canada is Complicit in Torture
Harper Brings Home the Pandas
February 16, 2012
Harper Brings Home the Pandas
Canadian leader Stephen Harper has secured the loan of two giant pandas from China. It’s quite a coup.
Harper Brings Home the Pandas
Canada Plays its China Card
January 20, 2012
Canada Plays its China Card
Resource-rich Canada and resource-hungry China seem in some ways like natural partners. After a slow start, they just might be.
Canada Plays its China Card
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