Canada Events

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How the West Can Win: Controlling Spending as We Grow

January 12, 2011 // 11:00am12:00pm
Canada Institute
James Flaherty, Canada’s finance minister, spoke at a Director’s Forum on the need for financial prudence. Flaherty spoke at length on the factors that allowed Canada to effectively address and quickly recover from the 2008 financial crisis.
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Mixed Signals at the Border: The Future of U.S.-Canada Preclearance Programs

December 08, 2010 // 8:00am1:00pm
Canada Institute
Two panels explored the challenges and initiatives taking place in the United States and Canada to expand preclearance programs. Panelists stressed the need for more sophisticated and efficient programs at the shared border.
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Governing the Far North: Assessing Cooperation Between Arctic and Non-Arctic Nations

September 21, 2010 // 9:00am12:30pm
Canada Institute
Experts discuss efforts by Arctic and non-Arctic nations to cooperate on key governance, environmental, security, and economic issues.

Life After the Gulf: A Paradigm Shift?

July 22, 2010 // 8:30am4:15pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute’s 13th Cross-Border Forum on Energy Issues explored the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on public trust toward energy companies and governments.
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A Charter of Rights for North America: A Proposal and Analysis

July 20, 2010 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Canada Institute
Wilson Center public policy scholar James McHugh presented his research on the potential to deepen relations among NAFTA members through the adoption of a continental charter of rights.

Canada-U.S. Military Cooperation: A Look at Asymmetric Bargaining Strategies

July 15, 2010 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Canada Institute
Quebec summer scholar at the Canada Institute Stefanie von Hlatky presented her research on Canada-U.S. military cooperation. She contended that allies can and do use asymmetric bargaining strategies to achieve foreign policy objectives, despite power differentials.

The Québec Vision: A Solution Partner for a More Prosperous Bilateral Relationship

June 22, 2010 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Canada Institute
Pierre Arcand, Québec's Minister of International Relations, discussed Québec's vision for a stronger and more prosperous bilateral relationship with the United States.
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Unconventional Gas and the North American Energy Market: Transformational or Wishful Thinking?

May 13, 2010 // 8:30am12:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute's 12th energy forum explored the potential impact of unconventional gas development on the North American energy market. The closed door discussion was hosted in collaboration with Global Public Affairs.
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A Discussion of the Future of the OAS With Secretary General José Miguel Insulza

May 11, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Latin American Program
José Miguel Insulza of the OAS addressed the significance the Organization holds today, what topics it should address, and what reforms could be undertaken.

Buy American / Buy Canadian: The New Protectionism?

May 11, 2010 // 7:30am9:30am
Canada Institute
At the Canadian launch of the 12th issue in the One Issue, Two Voices series, authors Robert Baugh and William Robson discussed the charges of protectionism triggered by Buy America and debated contrasting approaches to promoting economic growth and job creation during hard times.

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