Brian Kingston is the Vice-President of Policy, International and Fiscal Issues at the Business Council of Canada. He leads the Council’s work on international trade, investment, fiscal and monetary policy issues. In this role he manages CEO engagement with India, Japan, Brazil and China, the Council’s tax policy advisory network and the annual Total Tax Contribution report. Prior to joining the Council, Brian gained comprehensive experience across the federal government through various positions at the Department of Finance, Global Affairs Canada, the Treasury Board Secretariat and the Privy Council Office. Brian is an Action Canada Fellow, World Economic Forum Global Shaper and alumnus of the 2015 Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Carleton University, a master’s degree in international affairs from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and an MBA from Ivey Business School. 


RECENT PUBLICATIONS BY BRIAN KINGSTON

Diversifying Canadian Trade -- Where To Begin? A Discussion with Brian Kingston
Hedging Our Bet: A Diversification Strategy for Canadian Trade
Bill C-74, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures

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Euro-Russian Relations in 2018: A Discussion with Andrew Rasiulis

October 19, 2018

On today's Global Exchange Podcast, we sit down with CGAI Fellow Andrew Rasiulis to discuss the ongoing Ukraine crisis, the geopolitics surrounding Russia's relationship with various European countries, as well as Canada's role in mediating a solution in Crimea and the Donbass.



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