North America News
Oct 05, 2006
Ipsos-Reid releases a poll on Canada-U.S. relations commissioned by The Canada Institute, and the Canada Institute on North American Issues
Jul 01, 2006
What is the current state of political participation among Arab Americans? Has their experience changed since 9/11? These and other issues were examined at a recent conference that convened a diverse panel drawn from universities, the worlds of NGO activism and national politics.
May 03, 2006
When Canada, Mexico, and the United States negotiated the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) 12 years ago, it was greeted as the most ambitious and comprehensive trade deal ever signed but is it sustainable given the new trends in global trade governance? A March 13 conference, co-sponsored by the Center's Canada and Mexico Institutes, takes a closer look.
Apr 04, 2006
The Canada Institute proudly presents the fifth publication in its One Issue, Two Voices series, which addresses "Corporate Governance in Canada and the United States." The publication coincides with a major address by former SEC Chairman William Donaldson in Toronto on April 12, 2006 and a breakfast briefing by authors Jay Lorsch and Edward Waitzer in New York City on April 28, 2006.
Jan 31, 2006
The Canada Institute launched a new Occasional Paper Series in January 2006. The inaugural publication by Dwight Mason discusses the challenges Quebec would have had to face in foreign and defense policy had the 1995 referendum led to the province's independence.
Dec 02, 2005
Recent biographies of Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, David Souter, and the late Harry Blackmun reveal that all three defied predictions on how they would rule and each would evolve to shape the face of jurisprudence in unique ways.
Dec 02, 2005
In this Point of View column, U.S. Studies Director Philippa Strum discusses why the nomination and confirmation process for Supreme Court justices is so contentious and so vitally important.
Oct 31, 2005
The Canada Institute has released the latest issue in its One Issue, Two Voices publication series, which assess public attitudes toward risk and security in north America. To learn more about the publication launch on November 10, 2005 in Washington, D.C. click here
Canadian and U.S. government and industry representatives meet to discuss unconventional oil supply and petroleum production in North America
Oct 17, 2005
The Wilson Center's Canada Institute and the Canadian Centre for Energy Information co-hosted a program on "Discovering the Possibilities for North American Petroleum Production" in Washington, D.C. on October 17, 2005.
Sep 29, 2005
The Hon. Frank McKenna spoke at the Woodrow Wilson Awards dinner held in Vancouver, BC on September 29, 2005.