February 06, 2006 // 10:15am — 1:00pm
Panelists discussed the new security environment since 9/11, the resulting cross-border security implications, and major current and future problems to securing our shared border, as well as the challenges presented by the conflicting goals of physical and economic security.
January 27, 2006 // 8:00am — 10:00am
This discussion centered on the implications of the election for the country's political agenda and Canada-U.S. relations, as well as the significance of the Conservative Party victory and the prospects for Stephen Harper's minority government.
January 26, 2006 // 2:30pm — 4:30pm
Blair A. Ruble discussed his newest book that explores how migrants have shaped civic and political life in Montreal, Washington, and Kyiv, all of which have histories of ethnic, racial, and language divisions.
December 12, 2005 // 8:30am — 10:30am
The Canada Institute held a roundtable discussion on the Canadian experience with electoral reform and the implications, if any, for the ongoing debate in the United States regarding changes to voter registration practices, the electoral franchise, electoral districting, electoral administration, and campaign financing.
November 10, 2005 // 8:00am — 10:30am
The Canada Institute launched the 4th publication in the One Issue, Two Voices series, an event at which authors Karlyn Bowman and Frank Graves discussed their papers, and Gavin Cameron and Lynn Jennings addressed public attitudes toward security and risk in North America.
November 08, 2005 // 6:00am — 8:30pm
The Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs and the Canada Institute hosted a roundtable discussion on bilateral relations in the realm of intelligence. Reid Morden, former director of the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS), discussed the future of intelligence in Canada in the context of cross-border security priorities since 9/11.
October 17, 2005 // 8:15am — 11:30am
At the 4th Cross-Border Forum on Energy Issues, "Discovering the Possibilities for North American Petroleum Production" participants addressed the outlook for non-traditional sources of energy in North America, with a specific focus on Canada's oil sands.
September 12, 2005 // 4:30pm — 7:00pm
Lee H. Hamilton, president and director of the Woodrow Wilson Center, delivered this year's lecture, "Global Realities: American Power in an Uncertain World." He discussed the global challenges confronting U.S. policymakers and their implications for Canada-U.S. relations.
June 23, 2005 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Public Policy Scholar Stephen Brooks examined the reasons behind the "impossibility of conservatism in Canada" and discussed the resulting impact on Canada-U.S. relations.
June 23, 2005 // 8:00am — 12:30pm
In this installment of the BorderLines conference series, three panels of experts gathered in Toronto, Ontario to discuss the policy challenges facing city regions in North America, with a particular focus on urban competitiveness and prosperity.