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Buy American / Buy Canadian: The New Protectionism?

May 04, 2010 // 12:00pm1:30pm
At the U.S. launch of the 12th issue in the One Issue, Two Voices series, authors Robert Baugh and William Robson discussed the charges of protectionism triggered by Buy America and debated contrasting approaches to promoting economic growth and job creation during hard times.

Deploying Clean Technologies: Canada-United States Private Sector and Government Investment in Cleantech

April 27, 2010 // 8:00am3:00pm
The Public Policy Forum convened an expert roundtable in collaboration with the Embassy of Canada in Washington, the Canada Institute, and the Center for American Progress to discuss private and public sector investment in clean technologies in Canada and the United States.
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Moving Closer or Drifting Apart?: Assessing the State of Public Opinion on the U.S.-Canada Relationship

April 13, 2010 // 9:00am11:15am
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.

Canadian Water: Towards a New Strategy

March 26, 2010 // 8:00am5:30pm
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.
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Building a Smarter Grid: Challenges and Opportunities for the United States and Canada

March 18, 2010 // 9:00am1:45pm
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.
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Trilateral Security Cooperation in North America

March 12, 2010 // 7:00am3:00pm
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.
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Changing Climates in North American Politics

December 16, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
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.
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Step Lightly: China's Ecological Footprint Overseas

December 03, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Panelists explored China's current global energy strategy and ecological impact in its resource extraction business activities in Canada, the Congo, and Cambodia.
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Buy American: Creating or Costing U.S. Jobs?

November 17, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
The Canada Institute hosted a program that explored the effectiveness of the controversial Buy American provision included in the Obama administration's stimulus package.
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Changing the Tide: A Canadian Perspective on Afghanistan

November 03, 2009 // 8:00am9:00am
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.

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