Hydropower, Pipelines, and Petroleum: The U.S.-Canada Energy Relationship [Duke University, Durham, North Carolina]
April 13, 2011 // 8:30am — 3:00pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference held at Duke University that assessed ways to balance North American energy, security, and environmental goals.
January 31, 2011 // 7:30am — 4:00pm
The Canada Institute hosted an art exhibit showcasing Inuit culture through selected works, including stonecut, stencil, and lithograph prints, as well as textile embroidered wall-hangings.
January 12, 2011 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
James Flaherty, Canada’s finance minister, spoke at a Director’s Forum on the need for financial prudence. Flaherty spoke at length on the factors that allowed Canada to effectively address and quickly recover from the 2008 financial crisis.
December 08, 2010 // 8:00am — 1:00pm
Two panels explored the challenges and initiatives taking place in the United States and Canada to expand preclearance programs. Panelists stressed the need for more sophisticated and efficient programs at the shared border.
November 19, 2010 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Wesley Wark and Mary Ellen Callahan explored the topic of privacy, information sharing, and security in Canada-U.S. border management at the Washington launch of the 13th issue in the One Issue, Two Voices series.
November 16, 2010 // 6:30am — 9:00am
Wesley Wark and Mary Ellen Callahan explored the topic of privacy, information sharing, and security in Canada-U.S. border management at the Toronto launch of the 13th issue in the One Issue, Two Voices series.
November 12, 2010 // 8:00am — 2:00pm
A group of scholars presented papers examining the evolving economic, political, and environmental relationship among Canada, the United States, and China. The papers, which were critiqued at the conference, will form a special issue of International Journal.
October 19, 2010 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Stephanie von Hlatky and Jessica N. Trisko discussed current initiatives by Canadian provinces to contribute to a more secure Canada-U.S. border.
Gathering Pace of History: The Resurgence of Québec's Sovereigntist Project and What It Means for Canada, the United States, and the World
October 15, 2010 // 9:00am — 10:00am
Gilles Duceppe, leader of the Bloc Québécois, offered an overview of the status of Québec’s sovereigntist movement and what an independent Québec would mean to the United States.
October 06, 2010 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Earl Fry and Brian Lee Crowley discussed their new books on the future of the United States and of Canada. Fry highlighted several factors contributing to the decline of the United States, while Crowley touted the policies that have positioned Canada to thrive in the 21st century.