Events

Competition or Cooperation for Energy: China and the North American Response

March 29, 2006 // 7:45am10:15am
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.

Environmental Film Festival Screening: The Green Revolution in Cuba

March 17, 2006 // 11:00am1:00pm
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.
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NAFTA and the Future of Trade Governance

March 13, 2006 // 8:00am11:00am
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.
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Investing in the North American Electricity System

March 02, 2006 // 7:15am10:45am
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.

Woodrow Wilson Center Forum on NAFTA, Softwood, and U.S. Trade Policy

February 16, 2006 // 7:00am1:00pm
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.

Border Security: The High Stakes for Canada and the United States in the 21st Century

February 06, 2006 // 10:15am1:00pm
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.
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Canada's Winter Election: What to Expect of Canada's government and Canadian foreign policy in 2006

January 27, 2006 // 8:00am10:00am
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.
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Book Launch -- Creating Diversity Capital: Transnational Migrants in Montreal, Washington, and Kyiv

January 26, 2006 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Blair A. Ruble discussed his newest book that explores how migrants have shaped civic and political life in Montreal, Washington, and Kyiv, all of which have histories of ethnic, racial, and language divisions.

Electoral Reform in the United States: Lessons from the Canadian Experience

December 12, 2005 // 8:30am10:30am
The Canada Institute held a roundtable discussion on the Canadian experience with electoral reform and the implications, if any, for the ongoing debate in the United States regarding changes to voter registration practices, the electoral franchise, electoral districting, electoral administration, and campaign financing.
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Threat Perceptions in Canada and the United States

November 10, 2005 // 8:00am10:30am
The Canada Institute launched the 4th publication in the One Issue, Two Voices series, an event at which authors Karlyn Bowman and Frank Graves discussed their papers, and Gavin Cameron and Lynn Jennings addressed public attitudes toward security and risk in North America.

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