July 1, 2006

Labour market ghost stories

He came to work Monday morning as usual, but instead of starting work, he made an announcement. ”œI quit,” he said, shocking his colleagues. Right there on the spot,...

July 1, 2006

Facing up to the NAFTA paradox

Next year will mark the 15th anniversary of the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Building on the Canada-US Free Trade Agreement, NAFTA has accelerated the economic integration...

July 1, 2006

Renewing NORAD – now if not forever

This May, Washington and Ottawa renewed the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) agreement for the first time ever without an expira- tion date. Nevertheless, NORAD’s future is in...

Joseph T. Jockel, Joel Sokolsky
July 1, 2006

Are Canadians anti-American?

Are Canadians anti-American? The answer seems obvious enough. Of course we are. Historians like me are steeped in the glib patriotisms of the anti- free-trade campaigns of 1891, 1911...

Norman Hillmer
July 1, 2006

Au bas de l’échelle

Depuis vingt ans, le taux de choÌ‚- mage canadien a reculé, pour passer d’un sommet de presque 12 p. 100 en 1983 aÌ€ 6,1 p. 100 en mai 2006,...

Alain Noà«l