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Global Commerce Centre

The Conference Board’s Global Commerce Centre helps business and government leaders respond effectively to the rapidly changing global business operating environment.

Op-Eds and Blogs

Is Democracy Doomed?

Blog, November 2018

A carbon tax alone won’t achieve Canada’s greenhouse-gas emissions goals

Op-ed, originally published in the Globe and Mail, November 2018

USMCA provides no reason to get sour about milk

Op-ed, originally published in the Globe and Mail, October 2018

More Than Trade at Stake in Clash between China and the United States

Blog, October 2018

Is the U.S. on the Verge of an Economic Boom?

Blog, September 2018

It’s uncertainty over trade policies, not just NAFTA, that’s undermining business investment in Canada

Op-ed, originally published in The Globe and Mail, September 2018

The Difficult Road to Trade Diversification

Op-ed, originally published in The Globe and Mail, August 2018

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International Trade Benefits

What are the benefits of international trade for Canada and the world? Find out in this new video and infographic.


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Spotlight on NAFTA 2.0

How will supply management play into an updated North American trade deal? View the video for details.



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Upcoming Webinars

The Global Commerce Centre (GCC) members are entitled to free access to the following webinars as part of their membership benefit. To obtain your free access information please contact Jo-Leen Folz at

Canadian Outlook with the Chief Economist: Crude Dilemmas, February 13, 2019 at 02:00 PM EST
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