Events

The State of the Canada - U.S. Relationship

November 12, 2004 // 8:00am3:30pm
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.
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2nd Cross-Border Forum on Energy Issues

September 27, 2004 // 8:30am11:30am
This forum marked the 2nd publication of the One Issue, Two Voices series, "Moving Toward Dialogue: Challenges in Canada-U.S. Energy Trade." The speakers and participants agreed that overall Canada – U.S. energy trade is operating smoothly but highlighted areas where more cooperation would increase productivity on both sides.
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Decision Time: Water Diversion Policy in the Great Lakes Basin

September 14, 2004 // 10:00am12:00pm
This event launches the first publication in the Canada Institute's One Issue, Two Voices series, discussing of Annex 2001, an agreement to set a common standard between states and provinces for water diversion from the Great Lakes.

Friends or Acquaintances: Implications of the June 28 Canadian Elections on Canada-U.S. Relations

July 13, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
The Canada Institute hosted a discussion in which panelists provided an overview of the June 28 Canadian elections and addressed the implications of the elections on Canada-U.S. relations.

Security, Prosperity and Freedom: Why America Needs the G8

June 03, 2004 // 2:00pm5:30pm
Indiana University's Center for International Business Education and Research, the G8 Research Group, and the EnviReform Project hosted a two-day pre-Summit conference at the Woodrow Wilson Center in preparation for the G8 meeting at Sea Island.

Film -- Embedded in Baghdad

May 27, 2004 // 5:00pm6:00pm
The Canada Institute and the Conflict Prevention Project hosted a viewing of “Embedded in Baghdad” with Canadian documentary filmmaker Alexandre Trudeau, who spent 40 days embedded with an Iraqi family before, during, and after the fall of Baghdad in the spring of 2003.

Dispersed Relations: Americans, Canadians, and North America's Perforated Border

May 21, 2004 // 10:00am11:30am
Reginald Stuart discussed his project that proposes a new framework for examining how Canada and the United States and their peoples interrelate, in four broad realms: cultural, social, economic, and political/diplomatic.

Smart Borders, Virtual Borders, or No Borders: Homeland Security Choices for the United States and Canada

May 20, 2004 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Rey Koslowski discussed options for North American border security particularly pertaining to the implications of introducing technologies into border security with an emphasis on the impending requirements of US-VISIT entry and exit procedures.

The End of Globalization and the Resurgence of the Nation-State

May 06, 2004 // 5:00pm6:00pm
Essayist and novelist John Ralston Saul critiqued the theory of globalization, noting that the "emotional nature" of economic theories and stated that they have a life span of about 25 to 50 years. He predicted that we are now in a period of transition and that the economic theory of globalization will be abandoned over the next five years.
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Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honorable Paul Martin, Speaks at Wilson Center Event

April 29, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
On the occasion of his first visit to Washington, Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin delivered a speech focusing on bilateral issues and the issue of North American security, where he outlined the steps his government has taken to ensure that the Canada-U.S. border is more secure and open to trade.

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