April 26, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:15am
The Canada Institute hosted a panel discussion on the outlook for Canada-U.S. defense relations prior to the conclusion of the Bi-National Planning Group's mandate, at which authors presented the key findings and recommendations of the BPG’s final report.
The Challenge of Achieving Effective Corporate Governance in an Increasingly Competitive Global Environment
April 12, 2006 // 11:45am — 2:00pm
William H. Donaldson, former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chairman, discussed the differences between the U.S. and Canadian regulatory frameworks and new global challenges for security market regulation.
April 06, 2006 // 7:00am — 8:00am
Professor Andrew Cohen of Carleton University talked about recent dynamics in the Canada-U.S relationship, providing a broad overview of the bilateral relationship in the context of successive governments in Ottawa.
March 29, 2006 // 7:45am — 10:15am
The Canada Institute and the China Environment Forum (CEF) hosted a panel discussion on the impact of China's energy needs on North America and the implications for North American policymaking.
March 17, 2006 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
At a screening of the unfinished documentary, The Green Revolution in Cuba, David Suzuki discusses the “true green revolution” that took place in Cuba, as well as the energy efficiency of consuming local food.
March 13, 2006 // 8:00am — 11:00am
The Canada Institute and Mexico Institute hosted a conference on the future of trade governance in North America. Louis Bélanger, a former public policy scholar at the Center, discussed his work on the efficiency and versatility of the cooperating mechanisms in the NAFTA, with other panelists addressing complimentary topics.
March 02, 2006 // 7:15am — 10:45am
The Canada Institute hosted a select group of Canadian and U.S. government and industry representatives to discuss the cross-border electricity market. This program considered policy, regulatory, and technical challenges for expanding electricity generation, transmission, and distribution in North America.
February 16, 2006 // 7:00am — 1:00pm
The Canada Institute and the U.S. Studies Program of the University of British Columbia co-hosted an invitation-only forum on "NAFTA, Softwood, and U.S. Trade Policy" in Vancouver, British Columbia.
February 06, 2006 // 10:15am — 1:00pm
Panelists discussed the new security environment since 9/11, the resulting cross-border security implications, and major current and future problems to securing our shared border, as well as the challenges presented by the conflicting goals of physical and economic security.
January 27, 2006 // 8:00am — 10:00am
This discussion centered on the implications of the election for the country's political agenda and Canada-U.S. relations, as well as the significance of the Conservative Party victory and the prospects for Stephen Harper's minority government.