Moving Closer or Drifting Apart?: Assessing the State of Public Opinion on the U.S.-Canada Relationship
April 13, 2010 // 9:00am — 11:15am
Cameron Anderson and Laure Stephenson, professors of political science at the University of Western Ontario (UWO), presented their work on gauging public opinion on the bilateral relationship. The program marked the launch of UWO's Canada-U.S. Institute.
March 26, 2010 // 8:00am — 5:30pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference "Canadian Water: Towards a Strategy," held at McGill University, on March 25 and 26. Notable speakers included The Honorable Jim Prentice and The Honourable Charlene Johnson.
March 18, 2010 // 9:00am — 1:45pm
The Canada Institute and Global Energy Initiative hosted a forum that discussed U.S. and Canadian efforts to transition to a more modern and efficient electric grid. Two panels explored sub-federal and federal initiatives in both Canada and the United States.
March 12, 2010 // 7:00am — 3:00pm
Vice Admiral A.B. Donaldson spoke at a conference hosted by the Canada Institute, Mexico Institute, and the Virginia Military Institute. The conference explored trilateral efforts in the spheres of national security and military, public security and police, and public safety and health cooperation.
December 16, 2009 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Stacy VanDeveer and Henrik Selin highlight the major themes and findings of their new book, which examines and compares political action for climate change across North America at levels ranging from continental to municipal.
December 03, 2009 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Panelists explored China's current global energy strategy and ecological impact in its resource extraction business activities in Canada, the Congo, and Cambodia.
November 03, 2009 // 8:00am — 9:00am
Lt.-General Andrew Leslie of the Canadian Armed Forces offered his perspective on the progress and challenges facing NATO forces in Afghanistan, as well as his thoughts on the strategy required to successfully stabilize the war torn country.
Energy Forum 11: Accelerating the Transformation of North American Energy Systems: How Much Should Canada and the United States Restrict International Offsets?
October 29, 2009 // 8:15am — 1:30pm
The 11th Energy Forum brought together senior level Canadian and U.S. government officials, energy industry representatives, and energy experts to discuss the merits and drawbacks of using international offsets as a means of reducing North American carbon emissions.
October 22, 2009 // 8:00am — 10:00am
William K. Reilly, the former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said the private sector must lead the way in confronting the problem of climate change at the annual C. Warren Goldring Annual Lecture on U.S.-Canada Relations.
October 14, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
At the U.S. launch of the 11th issue of the One Issue, Two Voices series, panelists Barry Sookman and Eric Schwartz discussed the critical challenges and issues posed by new digital technologies and debated approaches to copyright reform and enforcement in their respective countries.