Moving Closer or Drifting Apart?: Assessing the State of Public Opinion on the U.S.-Canada Relationship
April 13, 2010 // 9:00am — 11:15am
Cameron Anderson and Laure Stephenson, professors of political science at the University of Western Ontario (UWO), presented their work on gauging public opinion on the bilateral relationship. The program marked the launch of UWO's Canada-U.S. Institute.
March 26, 2010 // 8:00am — 5:30pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference "Canadian Water: Towards a Strategy," held at McGill University, on March 25 and 26. Notable speakers included The Honorable Jim Prentice and The Honourable Charlene Johnson.
March 18, 2010 // 9:00am — 1:45pm
The Canada Institute and Global Energy Initiative hosted a forum that discussed U.S. and Canadian efforts to transition to a more modern and efficient electric grid. Two panels explored sub-federal and federal initiatives in both Canada and the United States.
March 12, 2010 // 7:00am — 3:00pm
Vice Admiral A.B. Donaldson spoke at a conference hosted by the Canada Institute, Mexico Institute, and the Virginia Military Institute. The conference explored trilateral efforts in the spheres of national security and military, public security and police, and public safety and health cooperation.
December 16, 2009 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Stacy VanDeveer and Henrik Selin highlight the major themes and findings of their new book, which examines and compares political action for climate change across North America at levels ranging from continental to municipal.
December 03, 2009 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Panelists explored China's current global energy strategy and ecological impact in its resource extraction business activities in Canada, the Congo, and Cambodia.
November 23, 2009 // 8:15am — 4:00pm
The Latin American Program joined with the Mercosur Economic Research Network and the Canada Institute to convene a conference on the impact of the global economic crisis on regional integration plans in the Americas.
November 17, 2009 // 8:00am — 10:00am
The Canada Institute hosted a program that explored the effectiveness of the controversial Buy American provision included in the Obama administration's stimulus package.
November 03, 2009 // 8:00am — 9:00am
Lt.-General Andrew Leslie of the Canadian Armed Forces offered his perspective on the progress and challenges facing NATO forces in Afghanistan, as well as his thoughts on the strategy required to successfully stabilize the war torn country.
Energy Forum 11: Accelerating the Transformation of North American Energy Systems: How Much Should Canada and the United States Restrict International Offsets?
October 29, 2009 // 8:15am — 1:30pm
The 11th Energy Forum brought together senior level Canadian and U.S. government officials, energy industry representatives, and energy experts to discuss the merits and drawbacks of using international offsets as a means of reducing North American carbon emissions.