April 29, 2005 // 8:15am — 1:15pm
This conference examined recent history and trends in elections observation around the world, including steps for the future, with experts on elections in Africa, Latin America, and the former Soviet Union in order to develop a practice of effective follow-up on the recommendations of election observation missions.
April 25, 2005 // 12:00am
This conference provided scholars and policy-makers from Canada and the United States the opportunity to assess problems and compare best practices regarding education and immigrant integration.
March 21, 2005 // 7:30am — 9:00am
The Canada Institute held its 3rd U.S.-Canada energy forum in conjunction with the Canadian Centre for Energy Information. This conference focused on the security of natural gas supply in North America with six speakers who presented their views on the challenges of improving the security of continental natural gas supply.
March 08, 2005 // 5:00pm — 7:00pm
Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow Brian McAllister Linn presented his research, which drew parallels between the challenges the U.S. military forces confronted in the Philippines at the beginning of the 20th century and those they are encountering in Iraq presently.
March 07, 2005 // 8:00am — 11:00pm
The launch of Security and Sovereignty: Renewing NORAD, the third issue of the Canada Institute's One Issue, Two Voices publication series was accompanied by a discussion that provided relevant analysis of the current issues surrounding NORAD renewal, the recent events in the ballistic missile defense (BMD) debate, and U.S.-Canadian defense relations.
March 01, 2005 // 1:00am — 3:30pm
The Canada Institute and the Middle East Program hosted a conference to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal Award to Ken Taylor, the former Canadian ambassador to Iran. Taylor received the medal for his role in providing safe haven to six Americans during the crisis and planning their successful evacuation from Iran.
February 22, 2005 // 8:30am — 10:00am
With the first minority government in more than 25 years, a new generation of Canadians is dealing with the implications of this situation for policy debates and activities regarding electoral reform, health care, U.S.-Canada relations, global warming, national defense, and trade. Participants discussed the constraints and opportunities posed by minority government in Canada.
February 07, 2005 // 8:30am — 3:00pm
Panelists discussed issues of governance, economic development, and labor movements since the signing of NAFTA, noting the extent to which national expectations have been met, and, in particular, the way in which laborers in the three NAFTA countries will benefit from future negotiations.
February 02, 2005 // 11:00pm
The 105th American Assembly entitled "U.S.-Canada Relations" brought participants together for three days in small groups for intensive, structured discussions to examine the concerns and challenges of the bi-national relationship.
November 12, 2004 // 8:00am — 3:30pm
The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) and the Canada Institute produced a special issue of The American Review of Canadian Studies (ARCS) on the state of the relationship between Canada and the United States, in which authors presented their papers on a variety of topics in Canada-U.S. relations.