June 03, 2011 // 10:00am — 11:00am
Lieutenant-General Walter Semianiw, Commander of Canada Command, offered an overview of the Canada First Defense Strategy and the Canadian Forces’ efforts to better secure the Canadian homeland.
May 17, 2011 // 8:30am — 7:00pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference held at the Université du Québec à Montréal on border security and the impact of physical barriers on cross-border relations.
Temporary Migrant Careworker Programs in Canada and the European Union: Models for the United States?
May 13, 2011 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
United States Studies
What are appropriate policy models for migrant carework programs in the United States? Panelists discussed the impact of migrant labor on families in their countries of origin and the legal and regulatory challenges to reforming the migrant carework system.
May 11, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Academic security experts from Canada and the United States discussed new research aimed at tracking the movement and behavior of crime and terrorist networks in Canada and the United States. Both countries are cooperating to address the two-way traffic in criminal activity.
May 05, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:30am
Kang Wu, Nathan Lemphers and Norm Rinne assessed the prospects and barriers of increasing Canadian oil exports to the Asian market, as well as China's desire to import heavy crude from Canada.
Any Changes Coming? Implications of the May 2 Canadian Federal Election for Canada and Canada-U.S. Relations
May 04, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
A panel of Canadian and U.S. experts explored the results of the 2011 Canadian federal election, as well as the implications for Canadian foreign policy and potential impact on Canada-U.S. relations.
Hydropower, Pipelines, and Petroleum: The U.S.-Canada Energy Relationship [Duke University, Durham, North Carolina]
April 13, 2011 // 8:30am — 3:00pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference held at Duke University that assessed ways to balance North American energy, security, and environmental goals.
January 31, 2011 // 7:30am — 4:00pm
The Canada Institute hosted an art exhibit showcasing Inuit culture through selected works, including stonecut, stencil, and lithograph prints, as well as textile embroidered wall-hangings.
January 12, 2011 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
James Flaherty, Canada’s finance minister, spoke at a Director’s Forum on the need for financial prudence. Flaherty spoke at length on the factors that allowed Canada to effectively address and quickly recover from the 2008 financial crisis.
December 08, 2010 // 8:00am — 1:00pm
Two panels explored the challenges and initiatives taking place in the United States and Canada to expand preclearance programs. Panelists stressed the need for more sophisticated and efficient programs at the shared border.