June 04, 2008 // 8:30am — 4:00pm
From 1988 until 2000, Canada and the United States pretended to address greenhouse gas emissions, argued Marc Jaccard. The conference assessed the current state and future prospects of state, regional, and federal climate policy in the United States and Canada.
May 23, 2008 // 11:45am — 1:30pm
As Chair of the Great Lakes Governors, Governor Jim Doyle of Wisconsin spoke about the shared challenges that the United States and Canada face as stewards of the region's economy and environment.
May 20, 2008 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
In light of the minimal cooperation between the U.S. and Canadian governments with China’s central government on energy, some U.S. states and Canadian provinces have begun to pursue effective forms of engagement with local-level Chinese counterparts on energy.
May 09, 2008 // 8:30am — 4:00pm
The discussion focuses on the role of the International Joint Commission and other government actors that can address areas where Canada and the United States share serious environmental concerns.
May 08, 2008 // 2:30pm — 5:30pm
The discussion focuses on the role of the International Joint Commission and other government actors that could address areas where Canada and the United States share serious environmental concerns (Part One).
April 16, 2008 // 9:00am — 11:00am
At the publication launch of the 9th issue in the One Issue, Two Voices series, authors discussed how the current political conversation regarding U.S. health care reform does not reflect the complexity and diversity of the American medical care system.
April 15, 2008 // 4:00pm — 5:00pm
This meeting focused on a discussion about the history, politics, and future of Social Security in the United States and Canada with speakers noting the differences between the two systems and potential for reform.
April 10, 2008 // 4:00pm — 5:00pm
Reginald Stuart highlighted several facets of the continually evolving Canada-U.S. relationship and offered a brief examination of the regional, cultural, social, and political communities that form the basis of American-Canadian interdependence.
March 12, 2008 // 3:30pm — 4:30pm
Recent outsourcing of jobs in the services industry, a sector once believed to be immune due to the higher skill level required, has caused concerns among policy makers. Panel speakers provided an understanding of the true impact of offshoring on Canada and the United States.
March 06, 2008 // 6:15am — 12:45pm
In seeking an interim solution that would allow Canada and the United States to continue to use fossil fuels while advancing necessary environmental and energy security goals, panelists discussed the potential of carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a solution.