Events

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

October 27, 2008 // 7:30am5:00pm
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Local-to-Local Energy Linkages: California and Alberta in China

May 20, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
In light of the minimal cooperation between the U.S. and Canadian governments with China’s central government on energy, some U.S. states and Canadian provinces have begun to pursue effective forms of engagement with local-level Chinese counterparts on energy.
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Trans-Boundary Environmental Governance in Canada and the United States (Part Two)

May 09, 2008 // 8:30am4:00pm
The discussion focuses on the role of the International Joint Commission and other government actors that can address areas where Canada and the United States share serious environmental concerns.
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Trans-Boundary Environmental Governance in Canada and the United States (Part One)

May 08, 2008 // 2:30pm5:30pm
The discussion focuses on the role of the International Joint Commission and other government actors that could address areas where Canada and the United States share serious environmental concerns (Part One).

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