North America News

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.

Ambassador McKenna speaks at Woodrow Wilson Awards dinner in Vancouver

Sep 29, 2005
The Hon. Frank McKenna spoke at the Woodrow Wilson Awards dinner held in Vancouver, BC on September 29, 2005.

Scholar Explores the Continental Divide

Jul 15, 2005
Americans and Canadians cooperate closely on many issues, but their views differ on politics and security. Public Policy Scholar Stephen Brooks discusses his research on this divide and looks at how other Western democracies view the United States.

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."

Commercial Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Jun 03, 2005
The Wilson Center and the Council of American Ambassadors co-convened a conference in April to explore the changing and growing role of ambassadors to advance America's economic interests abroad.

Innovation is Key to Competing in the Global Economy

Jun 03, 2005
The Wilson Center's new STAGE Program (Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy) will assess the impact of science and technology on the economies and politics of key countries around the world. New technologies are already posing significant policy and ethical questions and STAGE will help clarify the choices that the United States and other countries will have to make.

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.

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