October 05, 2007 // 8:00am — 3:00pm
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.
October 02, 2007 // 8:30am — 4:30pm
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.
September 25, 2007 // 9:00am — 10:30am
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.
September 24, 2007 // 7:30am — 10:00am
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.
June 28, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
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.
June 27, 2007 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Author Robert Bothwell discussed Alliance and Illusion: Canada and the World 1945-1984, which provides an in-depth study of Canada's modern leaders, particularly how international events in the decades following World War II influenced and shaped Canada's foreign relations.
June 19, 2007 // 8:15am — 1:30pm
At the second Cross Border Forum on Agricultural Interdependence, panelists explored the best policy approaches to further integrate and better position the North American agriculture sector for global competition, and assessed the economic implications of country of origin labeling (COOL) on NAFTA members.
June 12, 2007 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
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.
People, Security and Borders: The Impact of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative on North America
May 30, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
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.
May 23, 2007 // 8:00am — 3:00pm
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.