Border Security Events
March 04, 2008 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Four expert speakers examine the security threats posed by global phenomena including migration, demographic change, water scarcity, and environmental degradation, seeking to shed light on the causes of certain conflicts and help governments prevent domestic and regional upheaval.
Privacy at the Border: Expectations of Privacy and Security in the World's Largest Trading Relationship
February 28, 2008 // 8:00am — 10:00am
While Canadian panelists discussed specific Canadian laws designed to keep the border secure and to keep private information confidential, American panelists spoke of wanting less government control and more citizen access to information held in government data banks.
People, Security and Borders: The Impact of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative on North America
May 30, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Donald Abelson and Duncan Wood discussed their recently published report, "People, Security, and Borders: The Impact of the WHTI on North American," which assesses the potential economic, privacy, and technological implications of the controversial Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) on North America.
April 10, 2007 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Ted McDorman discusses his research examining maritime legal disputes between Canada and the United States.
April 26, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:15am
The Canada Institute hosted a panel discussion on the outlook for Canada-U.S. defense relations prior to the conclusion of the Bi-National Planning Group's mandate, at which authors presented the key findings and recommendations of the BPG’s final report.
February 06, 2006 // 10:15am — 1:00pm
Panelists discussed the new security environment since 9/11, the resulting cross-border security implications, and major current and future problems to securing our shared border, as well as the challenges presented by the conflicting goals of physical and economic security.
November 10, 2005 // 8:00am — 10:30am
The Canada Institute launched the 4th publication in the One Issue, Two Voices series, an event at which authors Karlyn Bowman and Frank Graves discussed their papers, and Gavin Cameron and Lynn Jennings addressed public attitudes toward security and risk in North America.
July 29, 2005 // 10:00am — 11:30am
A Director's Forum with H.E. Salim Salim, former Secretary-General of the Organization of African Unity and currently the head of the African Union mediation team working on the Darfur peace talks. Watch the video.
June 23, 2005 // 8:00am — 12:30pm
In this installment of the BorderLines conference series, three panels of experts gathered in Toronto, Ontario to discuss the policy challenges facing city regions in North America, with a particular focus on urban competitiveness and prosperity.
June 15, 2005 // 5:00am — 6:00am
The Canada Institute and Canada25 hosted a roundtable discussion on Canada-U.S. trade policy in which speakers addressed the current challenges for policymakers on both sides of the border.