How Canada and its Allies Can Partner on an Indo-Pacific Strategy: New MLI Commentary

OTTAWA, ON (April 16, 2021): Infrastructure development is sorely needed in the Indo-Pacific region to sustain growth among large and mid-sized economies alike. The Asian Development Bank estimates that more than US$25 trillion will be needed by 2030. The region also continues to evolve when it comes to trade and the importance of supply chains.… Continue reading How Canada and its Allies Can Partner on an Indo-Pacific Strategy: New MLI Commentary

Canada’s Indo-Pacific Moment: MLI Policy Brief by Jonathan Berkshire Miller

OTTAWA, ON (March 29, 2021): Successive Canadian governments have failed to lay out a clear strategy for Canada to develop a robust role in the Indo-Pacific, despite the undeniable importance of that region to our interests. We can no longer sit on the sidelines. A new policy brief by Jonathan Berkshire Miller titled “Canada’s Indo-Pacific moment” argues… Continue reading Canada’s Indo-Pacific Moment: MLI Policy Brief by Jonathan Berkshire Miller

Canada and the Indo-Pacific: Jonathan Berkshire Miller on Rusi

The Canadian government is re-examining the country’s role in the Indo-Pacific. Multilateralism, strong support for the international rules-based order and a greater focus on trade through multilateral frameworks such as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership seem certain to figure in this examination. However, what will shape Canada’s broader security role in the… Continue reading Canada and the Indo-Pacific: Jonathan Berkshire Miller on Rusi

Ep. 59 – Indo-Pacific Trade & Economy: Viewpoint from Japan with Jonathan Miller & Tomoaki Ishigaki

Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Pod Bless Canada · Ep. 59 – Indo-Pacific Trade & Economy: Viewpoint from Japan with Jonathan Miller & Tomoaki Ishigaki Spanning from the West coast of the Americas to the East shores of Africa, the Indo-Pacific region contains four of the world’s five largest economies and accounts for over half of global GDP.… Continue reading Ep. 59 – Indo-Pacific Trade & Economy: Viewpoint from Japan with Jonathan Miller & Tomoaki Ishigaki

Ep. 58 – Canada and the Indo-Pacific with Jonathan Berkshire Miller and Brett Byers

Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Pod Bless Canada · Ep. 58 – Canada and the Indo-Pacific with Jonathan Berkshire Miller and Brett Byers In an effort to improve Canada’s approach to the Indo-Pacific region, the Macdonald-Laurier Institute has launched a dedicated “Canada and the Indo-Pacific Initiative.” To discuss this important new project, MLI Communications Manager Brett Byers was… Continue reading Ep. 58 – Canada and the Indo-Pacific with Jonathan Berkshire Miller and Brett Byers

The Macdonald-Laurier Institute launches Canada and the Indo-Pacific Initiative

OTTAWA, ON (January 18, 2020): In an effort to improve Canada’s approach to the opportunities and challenges in the Indo-Pacific region, the Macdonald-Laurier Institute is launching a dedicated “Canada and the Indo-Pacific Initiative.” This important new project will be led by Senior Fellow and Director of MLI’s Indo-Pacific Program, Jonathan Berkshire Miller. “The true litmus… Continue reading The Macdonald-Laurier Institute launches Canada and the Indo-Pacific Initiative

WHO you gonna call? Why there’s something strange about international institutions: New MLI report

OTTAWA, ON (December 23, 2020): The World Health Organization’s initial refusal to alert the world to the true danger of the pandemic, due to its deference to China, is a symptom of a wide-ranging failure by the UN and other organizations to reject the influence of regimes that seek to undermine Western values In MLI’s… Continue reading WHO you gonna call? Why there’s something strange about international institutions: New MLI report

How minilateralism can help fill the void left by failing international institutions: Balkan Devlen and Jonathan Berkshire Miller

OTTAWA, ON (December 23, 2020): Global institutions have been backsliding in recent years, falling victim to ineffective governance and revisionist authoritarian regimes. But what is to be done? According to Balkan Devlen and Jonathan Berkshire Miller, what is needed is a rethink of multilateralism. In MLI’s latest commentary titled “Expanding the toolkit: How minilateralism can… Continue reading How minilateralism can help fill the void left by failing international institutions: Balkan Devlen and Jonathan Berkshire Miller

From middle to major power – Correcting course in Canadian foreign policy: New MLI Paper

OTTAWA, ON (December 3, 2020): Recent polling suggests that Canadians want our country to engage more in the world and to have more of a say on global affairs. Achieving this requires decision-makers to embark on a bold and ambitious foreign policy plan. MLI’s newest paper, titled “From middle to major power: Correcting course in… Continue reading From middle to major power – Correcting course in Canadian foreign policy: New MLI Paper

Webinar Panel Video: Rising to the challenge – Why we need supply chain resilience and economic security in the COVID era

The COVID-19 crisis has provided a moment of clarity for many countries, including Canada, on the importance of greater cooperation between like-minded allies, and reinforcing secure supply chains. Lockdowns around the world have revealed important weaknesses in the system for transporting and manufacturing vital goods. The world’s democracies have been overly dependent on authoritarian regimes… Continue reading Webinar Panel Video: Rising to the challenge – Why we need supply chain resilience and economic security in the COVID era