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.
Winner of the 2003 Donner Prize for the Best Book on Canadian Public Policy to Speak at the Wilson CenterJan 29, 2004
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.
Steve Paikin Nominated for Gemini Award for work on TVOntario's Studio 2 live town meeting in Washington, D.C. "Borderlines: Washington"Sep 12, 2003
The Canada Institute is pleased to announce that the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television has honored Steve Paikin as a nominee for the "Best Host or Interviewer in a News Information or Talk Program or Series" category at the 2003 Gemini Awards. Mr. Paikin is recognized for his work on Studio 2's broadcast of the live town meeting that was produced in conjunction with the Canada Institute and MHz Networks on "Family Feud: America and its Allies at a Crossroads."
"The Future of the Parti Québécois and the Sovereignty Movement in Quebec - A Roundtable Discussion with Daniel Turp"Apr 29, 2003
On Monday, April 15, 2003 the people of Québec voted out the separatist Parti Québécois (PQ) after almost ten years in power. Recently elected to Québec's National Assembly, long-time politician and academic Daniel Turp discussed the future of his party and of the sovereignty movement in Québec.
In this panel discussion, author Stephen Clarkson will discuss his new book, Uncle Sam and Us: Globalization, Neoconservatism, and the Canadian State which examines Canada's and Mexico's place with respect to their much larger and imposing neighbor.
Updated Program Now Available!
Roundtable Discussion with the Right Honourable Joe Clark - Canada and the United States: Where Do We Go After Whatever Happens?Feb 20, 2003
Marking the 10th anniversary of this historic agreement, the Wilson Center convened a two-day conference to assess the impact of NAFTA, the lessons the agreement may hold for deepening North American ties and future trade agreements, and the international effort to “get globalization right.”
NAFTA at 10
Nov 27, 2002
Wilson Center Sponsors Conference Celebrating Tenth Anniversary of the Historic Trade Agreement
Ten years ago, President George H.W. Bush, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, and President Carlos Salinas de Gortari initialed the North American Free Trade Agreement. During this two-day conference, these leaders and other distinguished panelists will discuss the impact of NAFTA on trade, globalization, and further integration of North America.
The Center's Canada Institute is engaged in a series of conferences that explore current and emerging issues in the U.S.-Canada relationship.