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29 May

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Great Lakes Ready

May 29, 2017 | By |

A Binational Economic and Commercial Policy Agenda for the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Region

President Trump has stated that renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a top priority of his Administration. While the focus has been on the U.S.-trade relationship with Mexico, less has been said about the robust trade and economic relationship between the United States and Canada and how renegotiation of NAFTA would affect that relationship. Read More

11 Apr

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Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains to give keynote address at Great Lakes Economic Forum

April 11, 2017 | By |

With 19 of the top 100 universities in the world, 24.1 per cent and 72.1 per cent of R&D funding in the U.S. and Canada respectively, and a GDP of US$5.8 trillion, the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region is one of the world’s leading hubs of technological innovation and cross-border trade. Read More

31 Mar

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Favourable cross-border business climate in the bi-national Great Lakes – St Lawrence Region faces uncertain future

March 31, 2017 | By |

Great Lakes Economic Forum to discuss importance of open borders and markets.
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13 Mar

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Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Region Transportation Trends, Issues and Opportunities

March 13, 2017 | By |

The region’s multimodal transportation system is central to the economic competitiveness and prosperity of the region. It’s an extensive network of highways, regional and urban roads, railroads and rail terminals, airports, marine ports and inland waterways, pipelines, and transit infrastructure and related services. Read More

13 Mar

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Lack of an integrated transportation strategy in Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Region threatens region’s economic resiliency

March 13, 2017 | By |

New CGLR report says passenger and freight integration and adaptability key to facing unknowns of climate impacts, technology disruption and changing trade patterns. Read More