Canada and the long road to trade diversity

Canadian attitudes towards their geography wax and wane as sure as the tide: sometimes proximity to the world’s foremost economic and military power is a blessing, and other times a curse. But will Asia’s emergence as a new global centre of gravity change all that?

Zachary Fillingham
Published: Thursday, 08/16/2012 12:00 am EDT

Canadian attitudes towards their geography wax and wane as sure as the tide: sometimes proximity to the world’s foremost economic and military power is a blessing, and other times a curse. Against the backdrop of these changing opinions, Canada’s economic destiny has remained firmly fused to that of its North American neighbour. But will Asia’s emergence as a new global centre of gravity change all that?

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