Events

The Death of Trilateralism in the NAFTA Neighborhood: Views from the United States, Mexico, and Canada

December 15, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Three panelists reviewed the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the evolution of regional economic cooperation.
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Book Launch: The North American Idea

November 03, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
The Mexico Institute was happy to host Robert A. Pastor as he presented his new book, "The North American Idea". Mexican Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan and Canadian Minister Kevin O'Shea participated as discussants.
Webcast

Is the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline in the National Interest?

September 22, 2011 // 8:30am12:15pm
Panelists discussed whether the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline is in the national interest. The discussion took place as federal agencies and the public submit comments in the 90-day review period, following the State Department's release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement.

Whose Logo? Sustainable Consumption and Production in North America

June 23, 2011 // 9:30am11:00am
Stefanie Bowles of Policy Horizons Canada discussed her research findings exploring the economic implications and changing regulatory structure relating to “green” products.

Securing North America: A Discussion of the Canada First Defense Strategy

June 03, 2011 // 10:00am11:00am
Lieutenant-General Walter Semianiw, Commander of Canada Command, offered an overview of the Canada First Defense Strategy and the Canadian Forces’ efforts to better secure the Canadian homeland.

UQAM Conference: Fences, Walls, and Borders: State of Insecurity? (Montréal)

May 17, 2011 // 8:30am7:00pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference held at the Université du Québec à Montréal on border security and the impact of physical barriers on cross-border relations.
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Temporary Migrant Careworker Programs in Canada and the European Union: Models for the United States?

May 13, 2011 // 9:00am1:00pm
What are appropriate policy models for migrant carework programs in the United States? Panelists discussed the impact of migrant labor on families in their countries of origin and the legal and regulatory challenges to reforming the migrant carework system.

Northern Border Crime and Terror Networks: Fact or Fiction?

May 11, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
Academic security experts from Canada and the United States discussed new research aimed at tracking the movement and behavior of crime and terrorist networks in Canada and the United States. Both countries are cooperating to address the two-way traffic in criminal activity.
Webcast

Canada Crude to China? Prospects and Barriers of Increasing Chinese Imports of Canadian Oil

May 05, 2011 // 9:00am11:30am
Kang Wu, Nathan Lemphers and Norm Rinne assessed the prospects and barriers of increasing Canadian oil exports to the Asian market, as well as China's desire to import heavy crude from Canada.
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Any Changes Coming? Implications of the May 2 Canadian Federal Election for Canada and Canada-U.S. Relations

May 04, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
A panel of Canadian and U.S. experts explored the results of the 2011 Canadian federal election, as well as the implications for Canadian foreign policy and potential impact on Canada-U.S. relations.

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