North America News
Apr 04, 2006
The Canada Institute proudly presents the fifth publication in its One Issue, Two Voices series, which addresses "Corporate Governance in Canada and the United States." The publication coincides with a major address by former SEC Chairman William Donaldson in Toronto on April 12, 2006 and a breakfast briefing by authors Jay Lorsch and Edward Waitzer in New York City on April 28, 2006.
Jan 31, 2006
The Canada Institute launched a new Occasional Paper Series in January 2006. The inaugural publication by Dwight Mason discusses the challenges Quebec would have had to face in foreign and defense policy had the 1995 referendum led to the province's independence.
Dec 02, 2005
Recent biographies of Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, David Souter, and the late Harry Blackmun reveal that all three defied predictions on how they would rule and each would evolve to shape the face of jurisprudence in unique ways.
Dec 02, 2005
In this Point of View column, U.S. Studies Director Philippa Strum discusses why the nomination and confirmation process for Supreme Court justices is so contentious and so vitally important.
Oct 31, 2005
The Canada Institute has released the latest issue in its One Issue, Two Voices publication series, which assess public attitudes toward risk and security in north America. To learn more about the publication launch on November 10, 2005 in Washington, D.C. click here
Canadian and U.S. government and industry representatives meet to discuss unconventional oil supply and petroleum production in North America
Oct 17, 2005
The Wilson Center's Canada Institute and the Canadian Centre for Energy Information co-hosted a program on "Discovering the Possibilities for North American Petroleum Production" in Washington, D.C. on October 17, 2005.
Sep 29, 2005
The Hon. Frank McKenna spoke at the Woodrow Wilson Awards dinner held in Vancouver, BC on September 29, 2005.
Jul 15, 2005
Americans and Canadians cooperate closely on many issues, but their views differ on politics and security. Public Policy Scholar Stephen Brooks discusses his research on this divide and looks at how other Western democracies view the United States.
Jun 13, 2005
Ipsos-Reid released the results of its public opinion survey of U.S. and Canadian attitudes toward China. at the conference co-hosted by the Canada Institute on "Competition for Commodities: China and the North American Response."
Jun 03, 2005
The Wilson Center's new STAGE Program (Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy) will assess the impact of science and technology on the economies and politics of key countries around the world. New technologies are already posing significant policy and ethical questions and STAGE will help clarify the choices that the United States and other countries will have to make.