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Provincial Liquor Monopolies: Internal Trade Barriers and Sector Competitiveness

December 09, 2016

Melissa Lalonde Melissa Lalonde
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The Canadian provincial governments are grappling with the idea of allowing interprovincial trade of alcohol. Currently, the provinces have liquor monopolies and strict limits on the amount of alcohol that can be brought across provincial borders. The provinces give ...

Pressures Growing on Canada’s Dairy Policy

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Michael Bloom Michael Bloom
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Canada has been a closed market for dairy products for decades, but we are now approaching a turning point. Whether Canada opens up its dairy market—and who determines the future ...

Releasing the Canadian Food Strategy: Addressing Challenges and Leveraging Opportunities in Canada’s Food Sector

March 04, 2014

Michael Bloom Michael Bloom
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Canada is blessed with abundant natural resources that have already made us a highly successful food producer and exporter, increasing the size of our economy and giving jobs to hundreds of thousands. The future holds much promise for the food sector as ...


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