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Asia-Pacific and US: Not a bridge too far

The Globe and Mail (1936-2017); Apr 14, 2010; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Globe and Mail pg. A19

A significant majority of Canadians believe that 10 years from now, China's influence will exceed that of the United States. This finding, from the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada's recent national poll of Canadian views on Asia, is remarkable not only for what it says about perceptions of a global power shift, but also because the same poll suggests that Canadians are not yet willing to embrace and adapt to a world where Asia's importance will be more pronounced. The time has come for decisive action by government, business and community leaders to establish Canada firmly as a member of the Asia-Pacific region. Closer ties are not an option but an imperative. Read more