North America News

Counting Intangibles

May 02, 2003
The Project on America and the Global Economy (PAGE) together with the Athena Alliance co-hosted the second in a series of sessions on accounting standards for intangible assets in the post-Enron era. The focus on intangibles and accounting is part of a broader PAGE initiative that is designed to explore the outlines of the American and global economies in the early 21st century.

"The Future of the Parti Québécois and the Sovereignty Movement in Quebec - A Roundtable Discussion with Daniel Turp"

Apr 29, 2003
On Monday, April 15, 2003 the people of Québec voted out the separatist Parti Québécois (PQ) after almost ten years in power. Recently elected to Québec's National Assembly, long-time politician and academic Daniel Turp discussed the future of his party and of the sovereignty movement in Québec.

Uncle Sam's Neighborhood: Canada's Experience with North American Governance

Mar 31, 2003
In this panel discussion, author Stephen Clarkson will discuss his new book, Uncle Sam and Us: Globalization, Neoconservatism, and the Canadian State which examines Canada's and Mexico's place with respect to their much larger and imposing neighbor.

Borderlines: Canada in North America

Feb 27, 2003
Updated Program Now Available!

NAFTA at 10: Progress, Potential, and Precedents

Dec 09, 2002
Marking the 10th anniversary of this historic agreement, the Wilson Center convened a two-day conference to assess the impact of NAFTA, the lessons the agreement may hold for deepening North American ties and future trade agreements, and the international effort to “get globalization right.”

NAFTA at 10
Wilson Center Sponsors Conference Celebrating Tenth Anniversary of the Historic Trade Agreement

Nov 27, 2002
Ten years ago, President George H.W. Bush, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, and President Carlos Salinas de Gortari initialed the North American Free Trade Agreement. During this two-day conference, these leaders and other distinguished panelists will discuss the impact of NAFTA on trade, globalization, and further integration of North America.

BorderLines: Fostering the Canada-U.S. Relationship

Nov 01, 2002
The Center's Canada Institute is engaged in a series of conferences that explore current and emerging issues in the U.S.-Canada relationship.

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