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2,000 kilometres long with a basin slightly larger than France, the Columbia River is the longest waterway in the Pacific Northwest and a critical source of hydroelectricity. This week, Scotty and Chris are joined by Steve Wright to discuss the ongoing renegotiation of the Columbia River Treaty and its impact on Canada and the United States.


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Steve Wright

Former Administrator/CEO of the Bonneville Power Administration

Canada Institute

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