Wednesday, January 13, 2016

My Op-Ed in Globe and Mail "Trudeau’s dance with the dragon: China must give as much as it takes"

Mr. Trudeau’s government is feeling pressure to show it is taking steps to address Canada’s economic downturn and the growing federal debt; they want to be able to tout a free-trade deal with China as the road to Canada’s economic revival. The worry is that, under such political pressure, Canadian negotiators will commit to a deal that will serve China’s interests much more than ours.