Events

Internet Piracy: Copyright Law in Canada and the United States

Canada has greatly contributed to copyright infringement around the world, said Barry Sookman. He and Eric Schwartz, authors of the Canada Institute's latest One Issue Two Voices publication, discussed the critical challenges and issues posed by new digital technologies and the controversial approaches to copyright reform and enforcement in Canada and the U.S.

"Difficult to Draw a Balance Sheet": Ottawa Views the 1974 Canada-USSR Hockey Series

The Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project released Working Paper #68 from author John Soares. The paper uses Canadian archival sources to examine the diplomatic planning and difficulties surrounding the 1974 Canada-USSR hockey series.

How Has Global Leadership Changed?

If a world leader had a do over, what would he do differently based on what he’s learned since leaving office? Former Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark discusses the current state of global leadership.

Bombs, Plots, and Laws

The Boston Marathon bombing highlighted two issues long debated by legislators and security professionals in the wake of 9/11 and the now infamous “Global War on Terror” initiated by President George W. Bush…

Winner of the 2003 Donner Prize for the Best Book on Canadian Public Policy to Speak at the Wilson Center

John F. Helliwell will discuss his thought-provoking book Globalization and Well-Being,-- for which he won the 2003 Donner Prize---on February 3 at the Wilson Center. RSVP here.

Governance of Regional Transit Systems

After reviewing the history, structure, and challenges of three regional transit agencies in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Toronto, this report examines the governance arrangements of each in relation to widely accepted principles of good governance.

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