North America News

Canada Institute launches 5th publication in its One Issue, Two Voices series on Corporate Governance

Apr 04, 2005
The Canada Institute Launches its latest One Issue, Two Voices publication on "Corporate Governance in Canada and the united States" to coincide with a speech by former SEC Chairman William Doanldson in Toronto on April 12, 2006 and with a breakfast briefing by authors Jay Lorsch of the Harvard Business School and Ed Waitzer of Stikeman Elliott in New York City on April 28, 2006.

Canada School of Public Service releases new guide

Feb 25, 2005
The Canada School of Public Service has released a new guide, Advancing Canadian Interests in the United States: A Practical Guide for Canadian Public Officials,which is geared both toward experienced practitioners of Canada-U.S. relations as well as those new to the issue.

Getting Minority Voices Heard

Oct 05, 2004
U.S. Studies Program Associate Acacia Reed views the New Scholarship in Race, Ethnicity series through the prism of programs designed to empower minority scholars.

How to Save American Jobs and Global Leadership in the Aerospace Industry

Jul 15, 2004
Over the past 15 years, the United States has lost 700,000 aerospace jobs, market share, and new commercial plane orders to overseas competitors. In this policy address, Senator Patty Murray of Washington state argues that the United States must respond to this threat before we lose our global standing in an industry created and traditionally led by Americans. In her remarks, she described the progress that's been made in the past two months, her work with U.S. officials, and the steps she's taking in the United States Senate to retain American strength in the second century of flight.

Former Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark Joins Wilson Center as Public Policy Scholar

May 26, 2004
The Right Honorable Joe Clark will join the Wilson Center for a three-month appointment as a Public Policy Scholar beginning this October. The youngest prime minister in Canadian history, Joe Clark, then leader of the Progressive Conservative Party, was elected in 1979 at the age of 39 and has since become one of the most highly regarded ambassadors of Canadian values throughout the international community.

Trade, Policy Scholar Michael Hart named Fulbright - Woodrow Wilson Center Chair in Canada - U.S. Relations

May 11, 2004
Michael Hart, one of Canada's leading scholars on trade policy, has been named the next Fulbright-Woodrow Wilson Center Chair in Canada-U.S. relations.

Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honorable Paul Martin, Delivers Significant Policy Address

Apr 29, 2004
On the occasion of his visit to Washington, D.C., the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honorable Paul Martin, delivered a significant foreign policy address titled "Canada and the World: Building on Our Values." The full speech is available here.

Conference: Disaster Mitigation Roundtable

Mar 30, 2004
This roundtable discussion will explore the federal government's present role in mitigating natural disasters and will present ideas for what that role might become. This is a free public event but seats are limited and must be reserved. Please RSVP online.

Woodrow Wilson Forum on Cross-Border Business

Mar 04, 2004
Against the backdrop of the Canadian federal government's commitment to work more closely with the United States, North American business leaders gathered in Calgary at the Woodrow Wilson Forum on Cross-Border Business. The presentations are available here.

Canadians and Americans Give Their Views on North American Energy Issues

Mar 01, 2004
According to a new poll conducted by Ipsos-Reid on behalf of the Canada Institute, public concern about energy shortages is widespread in both Canada and the United States.The poll was released today as the Canada Institute of The Woodrow Wilson Center launches a two- day public dialogue in Calgary examining cross-border Canada/U.S. relations with a particular focus on continental energy issues.

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