The Politics of Energy

Jul 01, 2005
As gasoline prices remain high across the nation and Congress grapples with creating a national energy policy, the Wilson Center held several meetings exploring energy politics--from the current bill's passage through Congress to Asia's growing demand for natural gas, to the increased need for U.S.-Canada cooperation over the gas supply.

Ipsos-Reid releases poll on China

Jun 13, 2005
Ipsos-Reid released the results of its public opinion survey of U.S. and Canadian attitudes toward China. at the conference co-hosted by the Canada Institute on "Competition for Commodities: China and the North American Response."

New poll shows similar U.S. & Canadian attitudes on core issues

May 09, 2005
Ipsos-Reid released the results of its latest poll comparing U.S. and Canadian attitudes, revealing convergence on a host of issues ranging from the role of government in caring for the poor and the elderly, to the importance of environmental protection as a critical component of economic development. To view the full poll results, click here.

Quebec Premier Jean Charest visits Wilson Center

Apr 18, 2005
The Honorable Jean Charest, Premier of Quebec, gave a speech at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on Monday, April 18, entitled "Quebec: Partner in a New North American Agenda."

Revisiting Canada's Contribution to Resolving the Iranian Hostage Crisis

Apr 08, 2005
Former U.S. and Canadian government officials join former Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark to recount Canada's rescue of six Americans during the 1979-1980 Iranian hostage crisis.

Canada Institute launches 5th publication in its <i>One Issue, Two Voices</i> series on Corporate Governance

Apr 04, 2005
The Canada Institute Launches its latest One Issue, Two Voices publication on "Corporate Governance in Canada and the united States" to coincide with a speech by former SEC Chairman William Doanldson in Toronto on April 12, 2006 and with a breakfast briefing by authors Jay Lorsch of the Harvard Business School and Ed Waitzer of Stikeman Elliott in New York City on April 28, 2006.

Canada School of Public Service releases new guide

Feb 25, 2005
The Canada School of Public Service has released a new guide, Advancing Canadian Interests in the United States: A Practical Guide for Canadian Public Officials,which is geared both toward experienced practitioners of Canada-U.S. relations as well as those new to the issue.

Former Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark Joins Wilson Center as Public Policy Scholar

May 26, 2004
The Right Honorable Joe Clark will join the Wilson Center for a three-month appointment as a Public Policy Scholar beginning this October. The youngest prime minister in Canadian history, Joe Clark, then leader of the Progressive Conservative Party, was elected in 1979 at the age of 39 and has since become one of the most highly regarded ambassadors of Canadian values throughout the international community.

Trade, Policy Scholar Michael Hart named Fulbright - Woodrow Wilson Center Chair in Canada - U.S. Relations

May 11, 2004
Michael Hart, one of Canada's leading scholars on trade policy, has been named the next Fulbright-Woodrow Wilson Center Chair in Canada-U.S. relations.