Border Security Events
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.
May 21, 2004 // 10:00am — 11:30am
Reginald Stuart discussed his project that proposes a new framework for examining how Canada and the United States and their peoples interrelate, in four broad realms: cultural, social, economic, and political/diplomatic.
Smart Borders, Virtual Borders, or No Borders: Homeland Security Choices for the United States and Canada
May 20, 2004 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Rey Koslowski discussed options for North American border security particularly pertaining to the implications of introducing technologies into border security with an emphasis on the impending requirements of US-VISIT entry and exit procedures.
April 29, 2004 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
On the occasion of his first visit to Washington, Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin delivered a speech focusing on bilateral issues and the issue of North American security, where he outlined the steps his government has taken to ensure that the Canada-U.S. border is more secure and open to trade.
Post-Cancun Assessment by Canada: Trade Policy Challenges for North America -- a roundtable discussion --
October 28, 2003 // 3:30pm — 4:30pm
Canada's Deputy Minister for International Trade Len Edwards discussed trade policy challenges including the state of WTO negotiations in the post-Cancun environment, ongoing efforts to negotiate a Free Trade Area of the Americas, and the rise of regional trade initiatives.
Panel Discussion and Book Launch--Uncle Sam and Us: Globalization, Neoconservatism, and the Canadian State
April 03, 2003 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Stephen Clarkson discussed his book, Uncle Sam and Us, arguing that globalization is not new for Canada given Canada's historic dependence on external markets, its receptiveness towards immigrants, and its high levels of foreign investment.
October 31, 2002 // 1:00am — 4:00pm
The Canada Institute hosted a conference addressing the state of the Canada-U.S. relationship, which focused on the topics of security and border issues, business and economic relations, and cultural issues.