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Feb 22, 2018

Canada-U.S. Regulatory Cooperation and Food Safety: Workshop Summary

On October 23rd, 2017, the Lawrence Centre in partnership with the Wilson Center, Canada Institute, and Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute, hosted a Canada-U.S. Regulatory Cooperation and Food Safety workshop in Washington D.C.
Oct 23, 2017

Canada-US Regulatory Cooperation: Progress to Date and Leveraging NAFTA 2.0

Traditional trade agreement approaches ; Evolution of trade and manufacturing – new reality for regulators
Oct 23, 2017

Canada-U.S. Food Safety Risk Assessment Organization: Case Study

This case study presents and illustrates the concept of a Food Safety Risk Assessment Organization (FSRAO) for achieving food safety regulatory cooperation between Canada and the U.S.
Sep 21, 2017

Remarks to Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

Lawrence Centre Fellow, Brandon Schaufele, speaks to the Senate of Canada Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.
Jun 1, 2017

NAFTA 2.0: Trade and Safe Food

The U.S. and Canada regulatory community understands that collaboration and efforts to harmonize food safety regulations and standards, have an important role in advancing trade, food safety, and preserving public health.
Feb 1, 2017

We Make Things Together: Potential Impact of Changes to NAFTA on the Great Lakes Region

By most accounts, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been a good thing for its three signing countries.
Apr 1, 2016

Owning the podium for investment attraction

Canada has all the talent and tools we need to win in the global competition for manufacturing investment, but it will not happen by accident.
Mar 23, 2016

It's a good-news-bad-news budget for manufacturing

When it comes to the manufacturing sector, Budget 2016 is both promising and disappointing. Its promise comes from a clear direction and a plan to achieve its aims. Its disappointment comes from a surprising lack of urgency in implementation.
Mar 22, 2016

Climate change and the budget: Big talk meets big money

Of the many (some would say, too many) themes the Liberal government has carried since their election in the fall, combating climate change has been one of the most prominent.
Jan 28, 2016

The party is over. Now the hard work begins on climate change.

The party is definitely over. They all had a great time in Paris with loads of selfies and lots of mutual admiration, but now it’s time for federal and provincial environment ministers to begin the hard work of turning climate change rhetoric into reality.