Official Ottawa closely watching U.S. presidential, congressional races

The U.S. election will be held on Nov. 6 and here in Ottawa, top political and government players behind the scenes are sure to have been kept up to date on presidential and congressional races by Canada’s U.S. Embassy since last year, said former Canadian diplomat Paul Frazer who served as minister of the Canadian Embassy in Washington throughout the Clinton administration.

Program Associate - Canada Institute

The Center's Canada Institute needs a Program Associate to plan, develop and organize projects, conferences, and seminars; write articles; and assist with the preparation of proposals for funding and prepare narrative reports at the conclusion of the grant period. Please click on the PDF job announcement for rating criteria and how to apply.

Who Can World Leaders Turn to For Advice?

Who can understand the problems and challenges faced by heads of state? One organization believes that former world leaders are best equipped to provide unique and helpful perspectives and advice that others can’t. Founded by F.W. DeKlek, who led South Africa during its transition from Apartheid, the Global Leadership Foundation is attempting to provide exactly that type of high-level service to nations in need. We spoke with the organizations Vice Chairman, former Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark, to learn more about this intriguing project.

Scholar Explores the Continental Divide

Americans and Canadians cooperate closely on many issues, but their views differ on politics and security. Public Policy Scholar Stephen Brooks discusses his research on this divide and looks at how other Western democracies view the United States.

Program Assistant - Canada Institute

The Center's Canada Institute is recruiting for a Program Assistant that will serve as the principal administrative and clerical assistant to the director and staff of the Canada Institute. Responsibilities include maintaining databases, preparing travel, compiling budget reports, and handling the logistical needs for the Institute’s events and activities. Please review the full job opportunity announcement for a full list of duties and how to apply.

Canada Must Diversify its Energy Pitch to U.S.

"In addition to touting the benefits of the Keystone XL pipeline, Canadians should do more to talk up the benefits of their hydropower potential," writes Andrew Finn.


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