On May 3, 2019, I visited the State of Bavaria Office in Montreal to give a talk about Canadian federalism, followed by a stimulating discussion with a delegation of public servants and policy practitioners from Bavaria.
I was pleased to share research findings from our project on federalism and trade policy at the 24th Annual Conference of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada Federalism & Canada’s Shifting Political Landscape, organized by Daniel Beland.
On March 21 and 22, 2019, I participated at the conference Trump and Us. The resurgence of economic nationalism, trade negotiations, and the “progressive” agenda: issues and strategies, organized by Stéphane Paquin and Hubert Rioux (École nationale d’administration publique).
Co-edited with Nathalie Behnke and Jared Sonnicksen, this volume provides a comprehensive collection of cutting-edge trans-Atlantic contributions to the multiple perspectives of research on governing and governance in multilevel systems.
My new contribution for the „Yearbook on Federalism“ (in German) is out: **„Reformpolitik im Australischen Föderalismus: Eine vergleichende Perspektive” [The Politics of Reform in Australian Federalism] In: Europäisches Zentrum für Föderalismus-Forschung Tübingen (Hrsg.
International trade agreements increasingly affect the jurisdictions of Canadian provinces, and the federal government cannot enforce implementation in those fields. Since the 1980s, the provinces have assumed a more active role in trade negotiations.