Canada Events

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Cooperation at the Canada-U.S. Border: Confronting Challenges and Measuring Progress

December 04, 2008 // 10:30am3:15pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute hosted a meeting exploring how northern states and Canadian provinces have worked bilaterally to comply with the provisions of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. The event featured a keynote luncheon with remarks from Stewart Baker, Assistant Secretary for Policy of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Water Abundance in Canada and the United States: Myth or Reality?

November 21, 2008 // 6:30am9:00am
Canada Institute
For the launch of the 10th One Issue, Two Voices series, authors David Brooks and Tracy Mehan discussed the need to redefine effective water management in both Canada and the United States and debated the controversial approaches to achieving it.

The U.S.-Canada Partnership: Strengthening our Economies

November 13, 2008 // 8:00am1:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute supported the U.S. and Canadian Chambers of Commerce's conference, which examined areas crucial to strengthening the economies of the United States and Canada and considered how the countries can work together to deepen the bilateral relationship moving forward.

Canada and the United States: What Does It Mean to Be Good Neighbours?

October 27, 2008 // 7:30am5:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute, along with several partners, co-sponsored the annual conference of the Canadian Defense and Foreign Affairs Institute, which examined outstanding unsettled issues between Canada and the United States from both sides of the border and suggested ways to resolve those issues.
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Carbon Standards: What Is the Right Choice for the United States and Canada?

October 02, 2008 // 8:00am2:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute's 10th Cross-Border Forum on Energy Issues explored the potential impact of low carbon fuel standards (LCFS) on the economies of Canada and the United States, as well as whether carbon and lifecycle standards are being developed in a realistic manner.
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Canada and the United States: Ambivalent Allies

September 24, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
John Thompson and Stephen Randall discussed current and emerging economic, political, and foreign policy issues between Canada and the United States. Don Abelson and Scott See also offered their perspectives on the current state and future direction of the Canada-U.S. relations.

Arctic Gas: A Solution or a Problem?

June 25, 2008 // 9:00am10:30am
Canada Institute
Robert McLeod, Minister of Industry, Tourism, and Investment for the Northwest Territories, spoke about the potential of arctic natural gas to meet North American energy needs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions as well as environmental questions concerning development.
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NATO's Evolving Role in Afghanistan

June 23, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
A forum discussed both the progress and remaining challenges facing Canada and other NATO members as the organization attempts to work toward building an Afghanistan free of conflict, destruction, and poverty.

Climate Change, Trade, and Competitiveness: Risks and Opportunities in a North American Perspective

June 04, 2008 // 8:30am4:00pm
Canada Institute
From 1988 until 2000, Canada and the United States pretended to address greenhouse gas emissions, argued Marc Jaccard. The conference assessed the current state and future prospects of state, regional, and federal climate policy in the United States and Canada.

The Great Lakes and the Environment: Common Challenges and a Shared Future

May 23, 2008 // 11:45am1:30pm
Canada Institute
As Chair of the Great Lakes Governors, Governor Jim Doyle of Wisconsin spoke about the shared challenges that the United States and Canada face as stewards of the region's economy and environment.

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