Diversifying Canadian Trade -- Where To Begin? A Discussion with Brian Kingston

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August 27, 2018

On today's Global Exchange Podcast, we begin a new series on international trade diversification. Join host Colin Robertson in conversation with CGAI Fellow, and Vice-President of Policy, International and Fiscal Issues at the Business Council of Canada, Brian Kingston for a wide-ranging discussion on how Canada can diversify its trade regime, and how it can prioritize that process.

Participant Biographies

  • Colin Robertson (host): A former Canadian diplomat, Colin Robertson is Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.
  • Brian Kingston: Vice-President of Policy, International and Fiscal Issues at the Business Council of Canada. 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.

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