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Smart Borders, Virtual Borders, or No Borders: Homeland Security Choices for the United States and Canada

May 20, 2004 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Rey Koslowski discussed options for North American border security particularly pertaining to the implications of introducing technologies into border security with an emphasis on the impending requirements of US-VISIT entry and exit procedures.

The End of Globalization and the Resurgence of the Nation-State

May 06, 2004 // 5:00pm6:00pm
Essayist and novelist John Ralston Saul critiqued the theory of globalization, noting that the "emotional nature" of economic theories and stated that they have a life span of about 25 to 50 years. He predicted that we are now in a period of transition and that the economic theory of globalization will be abandoned over the next five years.
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Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honorable Paul Martin, Speaks at Wilson Center Event

April 29, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
On the occasion of his first visit to Washington, Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin delivered a speech focusing on bilateral issues and the issue of North American security, where he outlined the steps his government has taken to ensure that the Canada-U.S. border is more secure and open to trade.

The International Response to the Rwandan Genocide – a Failure of Humanity

April 22, 2004 // 4:00pm5:30pm
At a Director's Forum with General Dallaire, the Canadian Commander of the UN peacekeeping forces in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, and author of the recently published Shake Hands with The Devil, Dallaire provided a vivid account of his experience in Rwanda and of the international community's failure to intervene.

The Challenge in Washington: Governing by Leadership or Crisis

February 05, 2004 // 5:30pm11:00pm
The Canada Institute at the Wilson Center and the Canada Institute on North American Issues hosted the first C. Warren Goldring Lecture on Canada-U.S. Relations with special guest speaker Leon Panetta, who addressed the topic of "The Challenge in Washington: Governing by Leadership or Crisis."

Globalization and Well-Being

February 03, 2004 // 3:30pm11:00pm
The Donner Canadian Foundation established the Donner Prize for the best book on Canadian public policy, and the 2003 winner of the Donner Prize, John F. Helliwell, discussed his thought-provoking book, Globalization and Well-Being.

Realism Canadian Style: The Chrétien Legacy in Foreign and Defense Policy and the Lessons for Canada-U.S. Relations

January 15, 2004 // 8:00am10:00am
Joel Sokolsky, Professor of Political Science at the Royal Military College of Canada, reviewed the history of Canadian foreign and defense policy as well as their effect on U.S.-Canada relations at a seminar sponsored by Canada Institute.

Post-Cancun Assessment by Canada: Trade Policy Challenges for North America -- a roundtable discussion --

October 28, 2003 // 3:30pm4:30pm
Canada's Deputy Minister for International Trade Len Edwards discussed trade policy challenges including the state of WTO negotiations in the post-Cancun environment, ongoing efforts to negotiate a Free Trade Area of the Americas, and the rise of regional trade initiatives.

Changes Ahead in Ontario: An analysis of the October 2 Provincial Election

October 06, 2003 // 12:00am1:00pm
The Canada Institute welcomed two experts on Ontario politics to analyze the Liberal win in the October 2nd Provincial Election, and give an idea of what might lie ahead, particularly in the realm of Canada-U.S. relations.

A Single Payer, Universal Health System? Current U.S. Proposals and the Canadian Model

September 23, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Gregory Marchildon and Pierre-Gerlier Forest discussed the evolution of the Canadian plan of the single payer, universal health care system and its applicability as a model for the United States.

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