"Emerging from the Shadow," Wall Street Journal
Canada's strong economic performance has given it a long-sought place in the global spotlight. Now the question it faces: what to do with its new power
Global News Washington bureau chief Eric Sorensen and Paul Frazer, a strategic advisor for Canada-U.S. relations and Canada Institute Advisory Board co-chair, discuss the impacts Tuesday's election may have on Canada.
Clearing up restrictions that clog the Canada-U.S. border could save businesses in both countries as much as $30 billion a year, according to Canada's minister of international trade, Ed Fast.
The "Toward a North American Community Conference?" hosted by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Canada Institute, Mexico Institute, and Project on America and the Global Economy, examined the current relationship between Canada, the United States, and Mexico, and investigated the future of North American integration.
In 2012, the Canada Institute produced 24 meetings on energy and environment, trade, and border and border security. The Institute also hosted Prime Minister Stephen Harper for the most widely-attended event at the Wilson Center in 2012. In addition, the Institute produced two notable publications on deepwater offshore drilling and on the future of the U.S.-Canada border.
Louise Fréchette, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, was a panelist in a forum hosted by the Woodrow Wilson Center, and co-sponsored by the United Nations Association of the Capitol Area. Ms. Fréchette was born in Montréal and began her distinguished career in foreign service in the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.