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Building a Smarter Grid: Challenges and Opportunities for the United States and Canada

March 18, 2010 // 9:00am1:45pm
Canada Institute
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.
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Trilateral Security Cooperation in North America

March 12, 2010 // 7:00am3:00pm
Canada Institute
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.
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Changing Climates in North American Politics

December 16, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
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.
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Step Lightly: China's Ecological Footprint Overseas

December 03, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
Panelists explored China's current global energy strategy and ecological impact in its resource extraction business activities in Canada, the Congo, and Cambodia.
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Changing the Tide: A Canadian Perspective on Afghanistan

November 03, 2009 // 8:00am9:00am
Canada Institute
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.
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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 // 8:15am1:30pm
Canada Institute
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.
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Our Common Energy Future

October 22, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
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.

Internet Piracy: Copyright Law in Canada and the United States

October 14, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
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.
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Copyright Law in Canada and the United States: The Digital Challenge [Toronto]

September 25, 2009 // 7:30am10:00am
Canada Institute
At the Canadian 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.
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The International Watersheds Initiative: Implementing a New Paradigm for Transboundary Basins

July 23, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
Canada Institute
The International Watershed Initiative represents a new way of thinking about freshwater basins, say Chuck Lawson and Willem Brakel.

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