Events

BorderLines Toronto

June 23, 2005 // 8:00am12:30pm
In this installment of the BorderLines conference series, three panels of experts gathered in Toronto, Ontario to discuss the policy challenges facing city regions in North America, with a particular focus on urban competitiveness and prosperity.

Promise and Peril: Canada-U.S. Trade Policy

June 15, 2005 // 5:00am6:00am
The Canada Institute and Canada25 hosted a roundtable discussion on Canada-U.S. trade policy in which speakers addressed the current challenges for policymakers on both sides of the border.

Competition for Commodities: China and the North American Response

June 10, 2005 // 8:00am11:00am
The Canada Institute and Program on Science, Technology, America and the Global Economy hosted a roundtable discussion on the response of Canada and the United States to China's growing role in the global competition for commodities.

Bedding the Elephant: Canada-U.S. Relations after 9/11

May 18, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
At a roundtable discussion on the evolution of Canada-U.S. relations beyond bilateral trade and security relations, Michael Hart presented his research as an introduction to a broader discussion on the outlook for the bilateral relationship in light of recent political and economic developments in Canada and the United States, which included panelists Charles Doran, Gary Hufbauer, and Dwight Mason.

Election Observation Missions - Making Them Count

April 29, 2005 // 8:15am1:15pm
This conference examined recent history and trends in elections observation around the world, including steps for the future, with experts on elections in Africa, Latin America, and the former Soviet Union in order to develop a practice of effective follow-up on the recommendations of election observation missions.

Education and Immigrant Integration in the U.S. and Canada

April 25, 2005 // 12:00am
This conference provided scholars and policy-makers from Canada and the United States the opportunity to assess problems and compare best practices regarding education and immigrant integration.
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The Security of Continental Natural Gas Supply

March 21, 2005 // 7:30am9:00am
The Canada Institute held its 3rd U.S.-Canada energy forum in conjunction with the Canadian Centre for Energy Information. This conference focused on the security of natural gas supply in North America with six speakers who presented their views on the challenges of improving the security of continental natural gas supply.

U.S. Counter-Insurgency in the Philippines: Lessons for Iraq?

March 08, 2005 // 5:00pm7:00pm
Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow Brian McAllister Linn presented his research, which drew parallels between the challenges the U.S. military forces confronted in the Philippines at the beginning of the 20th century and those they are encountering in Iraq presently.
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Security and Sovereignty: Renewing NORAD

March 07, 2005 // 8:00am11:00pm
The launch of Security and Sovereignty: Renewing NORAD, the third issue of the Canada Institute's One Issue, Two Voices publication series was accompanied by a discussion that provided relevant analysis of the current issues surrounding NORAD renewal, the recent events in the ballistic missile defense (BMD) debate, and U.S.-Canadian defense relations.

Revisiting Canada's Contribution to Resolving the Iranian Hostage Crisis

March 01, 2005 // 1:00am3:30pm
The Canada Institute and the Middle East Program hosted a conference to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal Award to Ken Taylor, the former Canadian ambassador to Iran. Taylor received the medal for his role in providing safe haven to six Americans during the crisis and planning their successful evacuation from Iran.

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