June 24, 2009 // 7:30am — 10:00am
Rick Waugh and Bob Kelly spoke about the present U.S. credit crisis, the future of its financial markets, and the way Canada can be both a leading example and a larger player in the global economy at an event which drew more than 100 business leaders.
June 23, 2009 // 8:30am — 11:00am
The Canada Institute and Economic Studies Program of the Brookings Institution hosted a program that examined Canada's financial system, particularly its approach to financial market regulation, and explored whether aspects of the Canadian model could be adopted in other countries.
June 19, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
An event hosted by the Canada Institute and the China Environment Forum focused on green business initiatives in Guangdong Province, China's industrial powerhouse. Speakers discussed environmental efficiency strategies for businesses and provided examples of Canadian and U.S. involvement in China.
June 03, 2009 // 9:00am — 10:00am
Jack Layton, leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, discussed ways for progressive leaders in the United States and Canada to work together to address the major issues facing middle class families across North America.
May 14, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Canada, Mexico, and Brazil Institutes hosted a conference about the changing North American oil supply map in light of Mexico's projected decline in oil production. Speakers also examined the prospects of Brazil emerging as a major supplier of oil to North America.
May 14, 2009 // 11:45am — 1:30pm
At an event hosted in Toronto, Sam Donaldson talked about President Obama's push to bring about major changes and reforms to the Washington scene, the formidable obstacles he faces, and the challenges of getting attention in the U.S. capital today.
May 06, 2009 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
A discussion hosted by the Canada Institute and the History and Public Policy Program focused on how the Cold War affected and shaped Canadian culture from 1945 to 1965. Frank Ninkovich and Paul Hjartarson offered compelling reasons to study culture as a means of diplomacy.
March 30, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
The Canada Institute, the Mexico Institute, and the Hudson Institute hosted a panel discussion on the themes and issues raised in Stephen Clarkson's new book. Discussion centered on the extent to which the U.S. dominance has been influenced by trilateral connections with its two continental partners.
March 07, 2009 // 7:30am — 3:45pm
This conference brought together a group of academic specialists in economics, political science, history and environmental studies, as well as several government officials and members of the business community to examine the current policy challenges in the Canada-United States relationship.
February 24, 2009 // 7:30am — 3:00pm
The Canada Institute co-hosted a conference exploring how Northern border states and Canadian provinces are developing regional solutions to meet federal border mandates. Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire delivered the keynote address during the conference's luncheon.