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A Charter of Rights for North America: A Proposal and Analysis

July 20, 2010 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Wilson Center public policy scholar James McHugh presented his research on the potential to deepen relations among NAFTA members through the adoption of a continental charter of rights.

Canada-U.S. Military Cooperation: A Look at Asymmetric Bargaining Strategies

July 15, 2010 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Quebec summer scholar at the Canada Institute Stefanie von Hlatky presented her research on Canada-U.S. military cooperation. She contended that allies can and do use asymmetric bargaining strategies to achieve foreign policy objectives, despite power differentials.

The Québec Vision: A Solution Partner for a More Prosperous Bilateral Relationship

June 22, 2010 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Pierre Arcand, Québec's Minister of International Relations, discussed Québec's vision for a stronger and more prosperous bilateral relationship with the United States.
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Unconventional Gas and the North American Energy Market: Transformational or Wishful Thinking?

May 13, 2010 // 8:30am12:00pm
The Canada Institute's 12th energy forum explored the potential impact of unconventional gas development on the North American energy market. The closed door discussion was hosted in collaboration with Global Public Affairs.

Buy American / Buy Canadian: The New Protectionism?

May 11, 2010 // 7:30am9:30am
At the Canadian launch of the 12th issue in the One Issue, Two Voices series, authors Robert Baugh and William Robson discussed the charges of protectionism triggered by Buy America and debated contrasting approaches to promoting economic growth and job creation during hard times.
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Buy American / Buy Canadian: The New Protectionism?

May 04, 2010 // 12:00pm1:30pm
At the U.S. launch of the 12th issue in the One Issue, Two Voices series, authors Robert Baugh and William Robson discussed the charges of protectionism triggered by Buy America and debated contrasting approaches to promoting economic growth and job creation during hard times.

Deploying Clean Technologies: Canada-United States Private Sector and Government Investment in Cleantech

April 27, 2010 // 8:00am3:00pm
The Public Policy Forum convened an expert roundtable in collaboration with the Embassy of Canada in Washington, the Canada Institute, and the Center for American Progress to discuss private and public sector investment in clean technologies in Canada and the United States.
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Moving Closer or Drifting Apart?: Assessing the State of Public Opinion on the U.S.-Canada Relationship

April 13, 2010 // 9:00am11:15am
Cameron Anderson and Laure Stephenson, professors of political science at the University of Western Ontario (UWO), presented their work on gauging public opinion on the bilateral relationship. The program marked the launch of UWO's Canada-U.S. Institute.

Canadian Water: Towards a New Strategy

March 26, 2010 // 8:00am5:30pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference "Canadian Water: Towards a Strategy," held at McGill University, on March 25 and 26. Notable speakers included The Honorable Jim Prentice and The Honourable Charlene Johnson.
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Building a Smarter Grid: Challenges and Opportunities for the United States and Canada

March 18, 2010 // 9:00am1:45pm
The Canada Institute and Global Energy Initiative hosted a forum that discussed U.S. and Canadian efforts to transition to a more modern and efficient electric grid. Two panels explored sub-federal and federal initiatives in both Canada and the United States.

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