Danielle Goldfarb / @DIGoldfarb

Associate Director of the Conference Board of Canada’s Global Commerce Centre
Danielle Goldfarb is the Associate Director of the Conference Board of Canada’s Global Commerce Centre. She is the author of numerous articles on Canada’s international trade, investment, and development policies for the Conference Board of Canada, the C.D. Howe Institute, the Canadian Defense and Foreign Affairs Institute, the Canadian Foundation for the Americas, the Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen, and other media. Maclean’s online called her one of Canada’s top trade experts. Danielle’s current research assesses the hottest opportunities for Canadian companies in fast-growth markets, including India and Southeast Asia. She is part of Statistics Canada's advisory committee on trade and the Canadian International Council Roundtable blog on foreign policy. She has been part of Georgetown University’s leadership seminar, the Department of Foreign Affairs Academic Advisory Group on trade, and the US International Visitor Program on trade. Danielle has an M.Phil. in International Relations from Cambridge University and a B.Comm. in Honours Economics from McGill University.

Most Recent Posts


TPP: Don’t forget the big picture

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November 9, 2015

When evaluating the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Canadians will of course evaluate potential impacts on specific sectors. But while details are important, the larger picture dictates Canada must be a part of the next era of global change. 


Global Intentions

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November 27, 2013
The Global Markets Action plan is a welcome policy development, argues Danielle Goldfarb, but the federal government will need to help Canadian companies leverage it to their advantage.

More Cheese, Please

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February 6, 2013
Canada's "dairy supply management policy" may be about to take a hit, as Ottawa seeks to open Canadian borders to more European cheese.

The China Effect

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January 22, 2013
Danielle Goldfarb on how growing Chinese exports to the U.S. are changing the economic landscape for Canadian industries.