Events

The Politics of the "Canadian Way": Branding the Canadian Identity

October 17, 2002 // 9:00am11:30am
Professor Richard Nimijean of Carleton University explored how the federal government in Canada uses the Canadian identity politically and the possible existence of a gap between this vision of "The Canadian Way" and the reality of Canadian society.

A Woman's Place is in the House: A Comparative Look at Women in Politics in the United States and Canada

September 24, 2002 // 9:00am2:00pm
This conference, co-sponsored by the Canada Institute and the Division of United States Studies, was designed to examine the barriers women face in running for elected office at the national, state, and provincial levels in the two countries, in addition to the impact of the elected women and current strategies to increase the number of women in elected politics.

Global Land Mine Elimination and the Ottawa Convention: Canadian Foreign Policy at Work

February 14, 2002 // 11:00pm
Christopher Kirkey discussed the impact of the Ottawa Convention on Canada-U.S. relations and considered the significance of the convention in Canadian foreign policy.

Director's Forum with Ambassador Chrétien

April 29, 1999 // 10:00am12:00pm
At a Director’s Forum, Canadian Ambassador Raymond Chrétien delivered an address concerning the border, trade, the North American economy, the environment, and international politics to the Wilson Center.

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