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

How to deal with Kim Jong-Un’s Nuclear Ambitions: New Policy Brief by Ankit Panda

OTTAWA, ON (March 25, 2021): North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has made it very clear that he intends to sustain and expand his country’s ballistic and nuclear weapons capabilities. In a new policy brief titled, “North Korea’s weapons of mass destruction in 2021 and beyond,” author Ankit Panda – a noted expert on North… Continue reading How to deal with Kim Jong-Un’s Nuclear Ambitions: New Policy Brief by Ankit Panda

Expanding Opportunities for Canada-US Coordination on China: New MLI Policy Brief

OTTAWA, ON (March 17, 2021): In recent years, US-China strategic competition has ramped up. While US President Joe Biden may cool the temperature somewhat, he has also promised to take a more multilateral approach in pushing back against problematic behaviour from Beijing. But where does this leave Canada? In a new MLI commentary titled “Expanding… Continue reading Expanding Opportunities for Canada-US Coordination on China: New MLI Policy Brief

Canada in the Indo-Pacific – Shifting Economic, Geographic and Technological Context: Dan Ciuriak for Inside Policy

Canada has to move towards the new centre of gravity both in terms of geography and technology, writes Dan Ciuriak. By Dan Ciuriak, March 1, 2021 Global trade is being reshaped by powerful secular trends, geopolitical tensions, and major trade and investment policy departures. These are restoring the premiership of the pre-modern trade routes that… Continue reading Canada in the Indo-Pacific – Shifting Economic, Geographic and Technological Context: Dan Ciuriak for Inside Policy

Japan’s Indo-Pacific vision is a template for Canada: Stephen Nagy in the Japan Times

Both Japan and Canada have a vested interest in being part of how the Indo-Pacific region evolves. The conundrum for both states is how to work with like-minded states, writes Stephen Nagy in the Japan Times.  By Stephen Nagy, March 2, 2021 Since the Abe administration, Japan’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) vision continues to… Continue reading Japan’s Indo-Pacific vision is a template for Canada: Stephen Nagy in the Japan Times

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

An Indo-Pacific Regional Order: New MLI Commentary

OTTAWA, ON (February 23, 2021): The Indo-Pacific region is of growing importance to Canada and the world’s future. But which political frameworks will dominate? How should we be thinking about geopolitical competition in the region? In a new MLI commentary titled “An Indo-Pacific regional order? Frameworks for cooperation and the future of geopolitical competition,” author… Continue reading An Indo-Pacific Regional Order: New MLI Commentary

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