North America News
Feb 04, 2010
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Jan 20, 2010
Nov 05, 2009
Newspaper ad revenue is declining as they struggle to compete with websites. Papers are closing; others are cutting staff, bureaus, and whole sections. Two recent Wilson Center meetings explored the state of newspapers and the future of journalism.
Nov 05, 2009
Sonya Michel, director of United States Studies, considers whether journalism will survive the Internet age.
Oct 14, 2009
Canada has greatly contributed to copyright infringement around the world, said Barry Sookman. He and Eric Schwartz, authors of the Canada Institute's latest One Issue Two Voices publication, discussed the critical challenges and issues posed by new digital technologies and the controversial approaches to copyright reform and enforcement in Canada and the U.S.
Sep 01, 2009
How did Canada shield itself from the global financial crisis that hit other countries around the world? Two recent Canada Institute meetings explored this very topic.
Aug 05, 2009
The International Watershed Initiative (IWI) was created on the premise that water resources and environmental problems can be anticipated, prevented, or resolved at the local level. At a conference hosted by the Canada Institute and the Environmental Change and Security Program, Chuck Lawson and Willem Brakel of the International Joint Commission (IJC) discussed the findings of the IJC's Third Report to Governments on the International Watershed Initiative.
Jun 11, 2009
Jack Layton, leader of Canada's New Democratic Party (NDP), discussed ways for progressive leaders in the United States and Canada to work together to address the major issues facing middle-class families across North America. At the event, hosted by the Canada Institute, he explained how universal health care coverage in the United States would benefit the U.S. economy and improve the quality of life of millions of Americans.