Events

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Canada and the Arctic: The Issue of Northern Sovereignty

December 11, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Panelists reviewed the potential implications of Canada's recent efforts to reassert its sovereignty over the country's northern territory on Canada-U.S. relations. They also assessed the potential security threats and economic opportunities that accompany the possibility of an ice-free Arctic.

Permanent Allies? The Canada-U.S. Defense Relationship in the 21st Century

November 26, 2007 // 12:00pm1:30pm
In a discussion of the Canada-U.S. defense relationship, Andrew Richter argued the relationship is in decline. He noted that Canada’s decision in 2005 to not join the U.S. missile defense plan particularly marked this shift.
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Eighth Woodrow Wilson Center Cross-Border Energy Forum

November 09, 2007 // 7:00am1:00pm
This program, sponsored by Chevron and held in collaboration with the Canadian Centre for Energy Information, Global Public Affairs, and the Canadian Consulate General in San Francisco, sought to better understand the linkages between energy, the environment, and the economy.

Book Launch: Requiem or Revival? The Promise of North American Integration

November 05, 2007 // 8:30am10:30am
In a book discussion, authors examined how the early promise of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has faded, while progress towards further integration on other pressing issues, including energy, security, and migration, remain unresolved.

Canadian Defense and Foreign Affairs Institute's Annual Conference

October 29, 2007 // 7:30am5:00pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute's 2007 annual conference. This year's conference on Canadian foreign policy examined the proposition of Canada as an energy superpower.

Water in the West: Water Resources Conference

October 05, 2007 // 8:00am3:00pm
This conference focused on water and resource management in the western North America region, which served as a way to raise consciousness on water issues north and south of the border by engaging the business, academic, and government communities about implications for Canada and U.S. policy.

Water Discussion and Workshop

October 02, 2007 // 8:30am4:30pm
The Canada Institute hosted an event with the Policy Research Initiative involving prominent academics, scientists and researches for a discussion on water, science, and policy.
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Celebrity Diplomacy: Challenges and Opportunities

September 25, 2007 // 9:00am10:30am
With a recent increase in celebrities drawing the world's attention to international issues such as poverty, debt eradication, and pandemic diseases, panelists explored how celebrities can most effectively use their fame as a means of adding credibility and attracting attention to global issues.

Canada-U.S. Competitiveness: The Productivity Gap

September 24, 2007 // 7:30am10:00am
Authors discussed the 7th issue of One Issue, Two Voices, which took a comparative look at the economic performance of Canada and the United States from the standpoint of the widening productivity gap between the two countries.

Canada-U.S. Competitiveness: The Productivity Gap

June 28, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
Glen Hodgson, of the Conference Board of Canada, and co-author Jack Triplett, of the Brookings Institution, assessed why the United States has enjoyed a surge in productivity over the past decade, while Canada's own productivity growth fell behind that of the United States.

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