Events

The International Response to the Rwandan Genocide – a Failure of Humanity

April 22, 2004 // 4:00pm5:30pm
At a Director's Forum with General Dallaire, the Canadian Commander of the UN peacekeeping forces in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, and author of the recently published Shake Hands with The Devil, Dallaire provided a vivid account of his experience in Rwanda and of the international community's failure to intervene.

The Challenge in Washington: Governing by Leadership or Crisis

February 05, 2004 // 5:30pm11:00pm
The Canada Institute at the Wilson Center and the Canada Institute on North American Issues hosted the first C. Warren Goldring Lecture on Canada-U.S. Relations with special guest speaker Leon Panetta, who addressed the topic of "The Challenge in Washington: Governing by Leadership or Crisis."

Globalization and Well-Being

February 03, 2004 // 3:30pm11:00pm
The Donner Canadian Foundation established the Donner Prize for the best book on Canadian public policy, and the 2003 winner of the Donner Prize, John F. Helliwell, discussed his thought-provoking book, Globalization and Well-Being.

Realism Canadian Style: The Chrétien Legacy in Foreign and Defense Policy and the Lessons for Canada-U.S. Relations

January 15, 2004 // 8:00am10:00am
Joel Sokolsky, Professor of Political Science at the Royal Military College of Canada, reviewed the history of Canadian foreign and defense policy as well as their effect on U.S.-Canada relations at a seminar sponsored by Canada Institute.

Post-Cancun Assessment by Canada: Trade Policy Challenges for North America -- a roundtable discussion --

October 28, 2003 // 3:30pm4:30pm
Canada's Deputy Minister for International Trade Len Edwards discussed trade policy challenges including the state of WTO negotiations in the post-Cancun environment, ongoing efforts to negotiate a Free Trade Area of the Americas, and the rise of regional trade initiatives.

Changes Ahead in Ontario: An analysis of the October 2 Provincial Election

October 06, 2003 // 12:00am1:00pm
The Canada Institute welcomed two experts on Ontario politics to analyze the Liberal win in the October 2nd Provincial Election, and give an idea of what might lie ahead, particularly in the realm of Canada-U.S. relations.

A Single Payer, Universal Health System? Current U.S. Proposals and the Canadian Model

September 23, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Gregory Marchildon and Pierre-Gerlier Forest discussed the evolution of the Canadian plan of the single payer, universal health care system and its applicability as a model for the United States.

Is Canada Sleeping? Re-Examining Canada's Role in the World

July 17, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Andrew Cohen discussed his book, While Canada Slept: How We Lost Our Place in the World, which argues that Canada suffers from a lack of foreign policy vision and has allowed its tools of diplomatic influence to deteriorate.

The Sri Lankan Peace Process: A View from the Inside---An off-the-record discussion with David R. Cameron

May 29, 2003 // 3:30pm5:00pm
David R. Cameron, who participated in the Sri Lankan peace process, spoke about the role that federalism might play in efforts to resolve the conflict and shared his views on the current state and future prospects of the peace process.

Canadian Anti-Americanism: Before and After 9/11

May 22, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Reginald C. Stuart explored five varieties of anti-Americanism within Canada, their historical roots, and lines of argument. He questioned what such expressions expose about Canadians themselves, their view of America, and their potential power in the current and future Canada-U.S. relationship.

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