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The inauguration of President Joe Biden marks a hopeful return to normalcy for the Canada-U.S. relationship. However, taking a historical look at the bilateral relationship, this new chapter in history begs the question of what normalcy really means to the two countries. On this episode, we are joined by the esteemed Richard Madan, CTV’s Washington, DC correspondent, as he highlights the role of media in constructing our understanding of the bilateral relationship as well as walking us through the implications of the to normalcy as we transition towards a new era of Canada-U.S. relations.


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Richard Madan

Washington Bureau Correspondent, CTV News

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Bound by common geopolitical interests and strong economic and cultural ties, Canada and the United States enjoy the world's most successful bilateral relationship. The Wilson Center's Canada Institute is the only public policy forum in the world dedicated to the full spectrum of Canada-U.S. issues. The Canada Institute is a global leader for policymakers, academics and business leaders to engage in non-partisan, informed dialogue about the current and future state of the relationship.     Read more