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Canada and Future Challenges in the Arctic

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Apr 15, 2015
Dr. Rob Huebert recommends that Canada and the United States should continue communicating with one another on matters related to Arctic sovereignty to avoid political misunderstandings and ensure proper surveillance and enforcement capabilities continue. Also, that Canada must ensure it meets NORAD, and the United States’, expectations in the Arctic, while providing the resources it needs to expand its our Arctic domain awareness. Canada will also need to balance its commitment to the Arctic Council with its commitment to its own foreign policy and to NATO, specifically as relates to the situation in Ukraine. more
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Canadian Hydropower and the Clean Power Plan

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April 29, 2015 // 9:00am11:30am
This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to unveil its final rule for existing power plants as part of the Clean Power Plan. Hydropower, a zero-emission, dispatchable, base-load power source makes up more than half of renewable electricity generation in the United States. Canada supplies the United States with approximately 32 TWh of hydropower with room for significant additional expansion. Linked to the U.S. electricity grid through dozens of connections, Canadian hydropower exports have the potential to play an important role as states seek to reduce power sector emissions to comply with the Clean Power Plan. more

SEEWAY Art Exhibit by Wanda Koop

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March 20, 2015 // 4:30pm6:30pm
Please join the Wilson Center for the opening of SEEWAY, an exhibit from celebrated, contemporary Canadian artist, Wanda Koop. SEEWAY is a luminous collection of images reflecting Koop's journey down the Saint Lawrence Seaway. more
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Environmental Review in Canada and the United States

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March 18, 2015 // 9:00am10:30am
On the morning of March 18, the Wilson Center's Canada Institute will host Helen Cutts, the Vice-President for Policy Development for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency for a round table discussion on the environmental review process in Canada and the United States. more

Discussion with Quebec Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie

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February 20, 2015 // 12:00pm1:00pm
The Canada Institute hosted a discussion with Quebec’s Minister for International Relations and La Francophonie Christine St-Pierre, moderated by Canada Institute Director David Biette. more

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