Sixteenth Prime Minister of Canada (1979-80)
First elected to the House of Commons at the age of 32, Clark was elected Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada four years later. In 1979, he defeated Pierre Trudeau to become the youngest prime minister in Canadian history.His government was defeated on budget measures designed to establish fiscal responsibility and a new system of expenditure control. In its short term in office...
Professor of Political Economy at the University of Toronto
Following graduate studies at Oxford and the Sorbonne, Stephen Clarkson has been teaching political economy at the University of Toronto. His research there on the Soviet model of development resulted in two books: L'analyse soviétique des problèmes indiens du sous-développement (1978) and The Soviet Theory of Development: India and the Third World in Marxist-Leninist Schol...
Professor Emeritus at the Department of Political Science, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Distinguished Research Fellow, The North-South Institute; Adjunct Professor, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University; Senior Fellow, University of Ottawa
Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future
Fulbright-Woodrow Wilson Center Distinguished Chair in Canada-United States Relations; Raoul-Dandurand Chair of Strategic and Diplomatic Studies, University of Quebec at Montreal
Former Senior Economic Analyst, U.S. Embassy, Ottawa, Canada
Laura Dawson is the President of Dawson Strategic and provides advice to business on cross-border trade, market access and regulatory issues. From 2008 to 2011 she served as senior advisor on U.S.-Canada economic affairs at the United States Embassy in Ottawa. Some of the recent initiatives she has worked on are the U.S.-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council, the Border Vision Strategy, and the bi...
Doctor, Higher School of Ecology and Biotechnology
Ph.D. Student, Université du Québec à Montréal
After graduating in political science and history at Université de Montréal and Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Lyon, Manuel completed a masters of social sciences at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris, France) under the directorship of Professor Pierre Manent. Having completed a thesis on American neoconservative foreign policy, he returned to Montreal as a PhD student at...
associate professor, Department of Defence Studies, Canadian Forces College (Toronto)