Events

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.
Webcast

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.

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.
Webcast

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.

The Future of Intelligence in Canada-U.S. Relations

November 08, 2005 // 6:00am8:30pm
The Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs and the Canada Institute hosted a roundtable discussion on bilateral relations in the realm of intelligence. Reid Morden, former director of the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS), discussed the future of intelligence in Canada in the context of cross-border security priorities since 9/11.
Webcast

Discovering the Possibilities of North American Petroleum Production

October 17, 2005 // 8:15am11:30am
At the 4th Cross-Border Forum on Energy Issues, "Discovering the Possibilities for North American Petroleum Production" participants addressed the outlook for non-traditional sources of energy in North America, with a specific focus on Canada's oil sands.
Webcast

The 2005 C. Warren Goldring Lecture on Canada-U.S. Relations

September 12, 2005 // 4:30pm7:00pm
Lee H. Hamilton, president and director of the Woodrow Wilson Center, delivered this year's lecture, "Global Realities: American Power in an Uncertain World." He discussed the global challenges confronting U.S. policymakers and their implications for Canada-U.S. relations.

The Impossibility of Conservatism in Canada?

June 23, 2005 // 9:00am10:30am
Public Policy Scholar Stephen Brooks examined the reasons behind the "impossibility of conservatism in Canada" and discussed the resulting impact on Canada-U.S. relations.

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.

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