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Press Release | Hon. Lisa Raitt Named Woodrow Wilson Center Global Fellow of the Canada Institute

WASHINGTON – The Wilson Center’s Canada Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Hon. Lisa Raitt as a Global Fellow.

“Throughout her career in both the public and private sector, Lisa Raitt has been a leader whose expertise in policy development and cross border issues is widely respected. We are proud to have her join our group of Global Fellows. We look forward to her contributions to policy disucssions about important bilateral issues,” said Canada Institute Acting Director Jim Dickmeyer. 

Report Launch | North America 2.0: A Workforce Development Agenda

The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute was pleased to host a report launch for North America 2.0: A Workforce Development Agenda. The report details challenges the three countries face in preparing their labor forces for "The Future of Work" and proposes a framework for North America to move forward in addressing these issues.

North America 2.0: A Workforce Development Agenda

As new technology reshapes workplaces and jobs across North America, the United States, Mexico, and Canada need to reinvent the ways that they educate, train, and re-skill their workforces.  With Mexico and Canada now the United States’ two largest economic partners, more than ever the three countries need to work together to effectively and equitably manage the massive transformations ahead in the skills needed by tomorrow’s employees.

2019 Canada Institute Toronto Awards Dinner

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On October 3, 2019 the Wilson Center’s Canada Institute honoured two distinguished leaders at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, Ontario.

Democrats' Clashes with Trump Must Not Imperil Trade with Mexico and Canada

It is increasingly urgent that the United States achieve stability and predictability with its two largest trading partners. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warns of a “synchronized global slowdown” powered significantly by trade tensions, and the Institute of International Finance flags 20-year highs in global trade and economic uncertainty. 

“Getting to Yes” on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) this year would diminish these threats in North America.

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