Events

Book Launch-- The Unfinished Canadian: The People We Are

June 12, 2007 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Andrew Cohen discussed his newest book, which explores Canada's history, politics, institutions, and culture in an effort to explain why Canadians remain ignorant of their own history, demand little in return for Canadian citizenship, and continue to struggle to define a clear Canadian identity.
Webcast

People, Security and Borders: The Impact of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative on North America

May 30, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
Donald Abelson and Duncan Wood discussed their recently published report, "People, Security, and Borders: The Impact of the WHTI on North American," which assesses the potential economic, privacy, and technological implications of the controversial Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) on North America.

Climate Change: An Opportunity for a Bi-Lateral Approach

May 23, 2007 // 8:00am3:00pm
This conference, in partnership with the Ottawa-based Public Policy Forum, explores the prospects of using the shared economic space of Canada and the U.S. as a platform to create a bilateral strategy to address climate change.

Navigating the Post Cold-War, Post 9/11 World: 2007 C. Warren Goldring Annual Lecture on Canada-U.S. Relations

May 01, 2007 // 6:00pm7:15pm
In a lecture on the emerging security challenges facing the United States post-9/11, Richard Haass addressed future public policy decisions and relations between Canada and the United States.

Saltwater Neighbors: The Law and Politics of the Canada-U.S. Ocean Relationship

April 10, 2007 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Ted McDorman discusses his research examining maritime legal disputes between Canada and the United States.
Webcast

Seventh Woodrow Wilson Center Cross-Border Forum on Energy Issues

March 08, 2007 // 7:15am11:00am
Panelists addressed the challenge of how to negotiate a shift toward the adoption and implementation of greener technologies without sacrificing economic growth and how to achieve this balance between environmental and economic goals through technological innovation at the 7th Cross-Border Forum on Energy Issues.

The Black Canadian Experience: From the Underground Railroad to Black Canadian Studies Today

March 02, 2007 // 8:00am4:00pm
This event brought together prominent historians from Canada and the United States, who discussed the challenges faced by African Americans after resettling in Canada, and the need to look beyond the U.S. abolition experience to better understand shared experiences that led to the end of slavery.

Book Launch -- I've Got A Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad

March 01, 2007 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Author Karolyn Smardz Frost discussed her book that details how the story of the Underground Railroad is the history of black Americans as the primary agents in their quest for freedom, a quest in which often their final destination was Canada.

Leaders' Luncheon Discussion on Canada/U.S. Affairs and the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative with Premiers of the Provinces

February 27, 2007 // 10:30am1:00pm
The Wilson Center joined multiple co-sponsors to host a luncheon discussion on the new Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI).

Intelligence Sharing Between the United States and Canada

January 29, 2007 // 7:30am11:30am
Robert Henderson and Fred Hitz, authors of the publication, "Intelligence Sharing between Canada and the United States: A Matter of National Survival," exchanged their views on the state of bilateral intelligence cooperation in response to terrorist threats.

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