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So Canada Left Kyoto: Why? and What’s Next?
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
David McLaughlin (NRTEE), Ruth Greenspan Bell (Wilson Center), Andrew Light (Center for American Progress), and Peter Stoett (Fulbright Canada-Wilson Center Chair) will discuss Canada’s decision to leave Kyoto and what that decision means for global environmental governance. More details and RSVP here.

Who “Owns” The Arctic?: An International and Interdisciplinary Conference

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)
The Wilson Center’s Canada and Kennan Institutes and Duke University join UNC Chapel Hill for a conference that will bring together policymakers, academics, students, and environmentalists to explore diverse issues related to Arctic resource and energy management from Russian, Canadian, American, and other perspectives. More details here.


Canada and the TPP
Canadian Trade Minister Ed Fast has been working to get the United States to support Canada’s bid to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Embassy Magazine notes Canada’s supply management for dairy and poultry has been an issue of concern by TPP negotiating partners. 


2012 Canada Institute Internship – Summer Semester
The application deadline for the 2012 Summer Internship is April 1. See full announcement and application procedures here.