Events

The Financial Crisis: Observations from Two Bank Presidents

June 24, 2009 // 7:30am10:00am
Rick Waugh and Bob Kelly spoke about the present U.S. credit crisis, the future of its financial markets, and the way Canada can be both a leading example and a larger player in the global economy at an event which drew more than 100 business leaders.
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Stable Banks, Stable Finance: Is the Canadian Experience a Model for the U.S.?

June 23, 2009 // 12:00pm1:15pm
The Wilson Center on the Hill program and the Canada Institute hosted a forum featuring Nick Le Pan and Douglas J. Elliott explored the differences between Canada's financial system and regulatory structure and those of the United States and discussed lessons that could be taken from the Canadian experience.

Stable Banks, Stable Finance: The Canadian Experience

June 23, 2009 // 8:30am11:00am
The Canada Institute and Economic Studies Program of the Brookings Institution hosted a program that examined Canada's financial system, particularly its approach to financial market regulation, and explored whether aspects of the Canadian model could be adopted in other countries.
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Greening Business in Southern China: Innovations From Canada and the United States

June 19, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
An event hosted by the Canada Institute and the China Environment Forum focused on green business initiatives in Guangdong Province, China's industrial powerhouse. Speakers discussed environmental efficiency strategies for businesses and provided examples of Canadian and U.S. involvement in China.

Building Together: Planning and Partnership for Health Care, the Environment, and the Economy

June 03, 2009 // 9:00am10:00am
Jack Layton, leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, 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.

Oil Security and Friendly Suppliers: Where Are We Now?

May 14, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Canada, Mexico, and Brazil Institutes hosted a conference about the changing North American oil supply map in light of Mexico's projected decline in oil production. Speakers also examined the prospects of Brazil emerging as a major supplier of oil to North America.

President Obama's Push for Change: Can He Succeed?

May 14, 2009 // 11:45am1:30pm
At an event hosted in Toronto, Sam Donaldson talked about President Obama's push to bring about major changes and reforms to the Washington scene, the formidable obstacles he faces, and the challenges of getting attention in the U.S. capital today.

Truman's Campaign of Truth and Canada's Cultural Cold War

May 06, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
A discussion hosted by the Canada Institute and the History and Public Policy Program focused on how the Cold War affected and shaped Canadian culture from 1945 to 1965. Frank Ninkovich and Paul Hjartarson offered compelling reasons to study culture as a means of diplomacy.
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Does North America Exist?: Governing the Continent after NAFTA and 9/11

March 30, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The Canada Institute, the Mexico Institute, and the Hudson Institute hosted a panel discussion on the themes and issues raised in Stephen Clarkson's new book. Discussion centered on the extent to which the U.S. dominance has been influenced by trilateral connections with its two continental partners.

The Next U.S. Administration: Policy Directions and Implications for Canada-U.S. Relations

March 07, 2009 // 7:30am3:45pm
This conference brought together a group of academic specialists in economics, political science, history and environmental studies, as well as several government officials and members of the business community to examine the current policy challenges in the Canada-United States relationship.

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