Canada and Australia in Asia: Two nations, two approaches

We may never be able to match Australia’s Asia-Pacific strategy, but there is much we can learn.

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 in Australia on Nov. 15, 2014.
Hugh Stephens
Published: Wednesday, 03/04/2015 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 03/04/2015 12:00 am EST

Canada and Australia share much of the same heritage and history, and these days Prime Ministers Harper and Abbott seem to be each other’s best friends, but their strategies in Asia couldn’t be further apart, at least when it comes to concrete results.

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