Events

C. Warren Goldring Annual Lecture: "Global Realities: American Power in an Uncertain World"

The C. Warren Goldring Annual Lecture on Canada-U.S. Relations featured former Wilson Center Director Lee Hamilton, who discussed the role of American power in a changing world.

When Thinking About Border Security, Should the U.S. Look North?

Cross-border smuggling and border vulnerabilities on the tribal lands that straddle New York, Quebec, and Ontario are not new, but there is now increasing evidence linking the illicit tobacco network to terrorist funding, organized crime networks, and illegal movements of narcotics, weapons, and people. Experts discuss the complexities in solving the problem.

Former Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark Joins Wilson Center as Public Policy Scholar

The Right Honorable Joe Clark will join the Wilson Center for a three-month appointment as a Public Policy Scholar beginning this October. The youngest prime minister in Canadian history, Joe Clark, then leader of the Progressive Conservative Party, was elected in 1979 at the age of 39 and has since become one of the most highly regarded ambassadors of Canadian values throughout the international community.

Program Assistant - Canada Institute

The Center's Canada Institute is recruiting for a Program Assistant that will serve as the principal administrative and clerical assistant to the director and staff of the Canada Institute. Responsibilities include maintaining databases, preparing travel, compiling budget reports, and handling the logistical needs for the Institute’s events and activities. Please review the full job opportunity announcement for a full list of duties and how to apply.

One Issue, Two Voices

Drawing on expertise from both sides of the Canada-U.S. border, the One Issue, Two Voices series is designed to stimulate dialogue on policy issues that have a significant impact on the bilateral relationship.

NAFTA: Is It Sustainable?

When Canada, Mexico, and the United States negotiated the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) 12 years ago, it was greeted as the most ambitious and comprehensive trade deal ever signed but is it sustainable given the new trends in global trade governance? A March 13 conference, co-sponsored by the Center's Canada and Mexico Institutes, takes a closer look.

U.S.-Canada Beyond the Border and Regulatory Cooperation Council Initiatives

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Canada Experts Discuss Obama's First Foreign Visit

The Wilson Center's Canada Institute held a briefing for White House correspondents in advance of President Obama's first foreign visit to Canada on February 19. Public Policy Scholar Jodi White, Canada Institute Director David Biette and Canada Institute Advisory Board member Paul Frazer fielded questions on the topics to be discussed in Ottawa as well as the state of this important bi-lateral relationship.

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