North America News
Jul 15, 2004
Over the past 15 years, the United States has lost 700,000 aerospace jobs, market share, and new commercial plane orders to overseas competitors. In this policy address, Senator Patty Murray of Washington state argues that the United States must respond to this threat before we lose our global standing in an industry created and traditionally led by Americans. In her remarks, she described the progress that's been made in the past two months, her work with U.S. officials, and the steps she's taking in the United States Senate to retain American strength in the second century of flight.
May 26, 2004
The Right Honorable Joe Clark will join the Wilson Center for a three-month appointment as a Public Policy Scholar beginning this October. The youngest prime minister in Canadian history, Joe Clark, then leader of the Progressive Conservative Party, was elected in 1979 at the age of 39 and has since become one of the most highly regarded ambassadors of Canadian values throughout the international community.
Trade, Policy Scholar Michael Hart named Fulbright - Woodrow Wilson Center Chair in Canada - U.S. Relations
May 11, 2004
Michael Hart, one of Canada's leading scholars on trade policy, has been named the next Fulbright-Woodrow Wilson Center Chair in Canada-U.S. relations.
Apr 29, 2004
On the occasion of his visit to Washington, D.C., the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honorable Paul Martin, delivered a significant foreign policy address titled "Canada and the World: Building on Our Values." The full speech is available here.
Mar 30, 2004
This roundtable discussion will explore the federal government's present role in mitigating natural disasters and will present ideas for what that role might become. This is a free public event but seats are limited and must be reserved. Please RSVP online.
Mar 04, 2004
Against the backdrop of the Canadian federal government's commitment to work more closely with the United States, North American business leaders gathered in Calgary at the Woodrow Wilson Forum on Cross-Border Business. The presentations are available here.
Mar 01, 2004
According to a new poll conducted by Ipsos-Reid on behalf of the Canada Institute, public concern about energy shortages is widespread in both Canada and the United States.The poll was released today as the Canada Institute of The Woodrow Wilson Center launches a two- day public dialogue in Calgary examining cross-border Canada/U.S. relations with a particular focus on continental energy issues.
Feb 05, 2004
Louise Fréchette, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, was a panelist in a forum hosted by the Woodrow Wilson Center, and co-sponsored by the United Nations Association of the Capitol Area. Ms. Fréchette was born in Montréal and began her distinguished career in foreign service in the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.
Winner of the 2003 Donner Prize for the Best Book on Canadian Public Policy to Speak at the Wilson Center
Jan 29, 2004
John F. Helliwell will discuss his thought-provoking book Globalization and Well-Being,-- for which he won the 2003 Donner Prize---on February 3 at the Wilson Center. RSVP here.
Jan 05, 2004
The Wilson Center's Division of U.S. Studies along with Friends of Cancer Research convened this two-day conference in November that brought together leading oncologists, scientists, academics, pharaceutical company representatives, and senators to educate each other and discuss the potential for better diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer.