Events

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Insights On Saudi Arabia And The Middle East

Feb. 21, 2019, 6 p.m.

Vancouver

An evening with Dennis Horak, Canada’s former ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

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Conflict Reduction Through Disaster Risk Reduction In The Middle East?

Feb. 20, 2019, 7 p.m.

Ottawa

Join the CIC National Capital Branch’s Middle East Study Group at this event featuring Dr. Danielle Stodilka.

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Cinema Series: “Dawnland”

Feb. 20, 2019, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

A showing of feature-length documentary Dawnland, which follows the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to contemporary Wabanaki communities to witness intimate, sacred moments of truth-telling and healing.

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Canada: Alone In The World?

Feb. 7, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

Montreal

Robert Greenhill, executive chairman of the Global Canada Initiative, and Ben Rowswell, president of the CIC and former Canadian diplomat, will discuss Canadian diplomacy and foreign policy.

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Empty Planet: Preparing for the Global Population Decline

Feb. 6, 2019, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

A presentation by Darrel Bricker and John Ibbitson on their new book, EMPTY PLANET: The Shock of Global Population Decline

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North Korea: Prospects For Peace Or War

Feb. 4, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

Saskatoon

A discussion with Gordon Houlden, director of the China Institute at the University of Alberta.

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Glendon Global Debates

Jan. 31, 2019, 7 p.m.

Toronto

A debate on whether smart cities are a help or hindrance for governance.

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Brazil’s Election: Descent Into Fascism Or A Return To Business As Normal?

Jan. 29, 2019, 6 p.m.

Ottawa

A panel discussion featuring four leading international experts on Brazil.

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Trump, Trudeau And The Rules Based Order. What Can Canada Do?

Jan. 24, 2019, 6 p.m.

Halifax

A networking reception followed by a talk from former Canadian diplomat Colin Robertson.

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The Middle East: Challenges And Opportunities, Confrontations And Transformations

Jan. 23, 2019, 7 p.m.

Ottawa

A discussion with Troy Lulashnyk, Director General at Global Affairs Canada of Israel, West Bank and Gaza, Egypt and Maghreb.

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Cinema Series: “The Serengeti Rules”

Jan. 16, 2019, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

A showing of “The Serengeti Rules,” which presents one of the most important but untold science stories of our time.

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Claws Of The Panda: Beijing’s Campaign Of Influence And Intimidation In Canada

Jan. 16, 2019, 11:30 a.m.

Victoria

Jonathan Manthorpe, who has worked for 40 years as a foreign correspondent and international affairs commentator for Canadian newspapers, will speak on Canada-China relations.

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Crossing Lines: Recent Developments In The Korean Peninsula

Jan. 14, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Thunder Bay

A presentation by Carl Young, associate professor in the history department at Western University.

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Conservatism and American Foreign Policy

Dec. 19, 2018, noon

Ottawa

An event with Brendon O’Connor, an associate professor at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.

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The Rohingya Crisis — How Did It Happen And What Can We Do?

Dec. 14, 2018, 5 p.m.

Toronto

A panel discussion featuring Canadian Special Envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae and various experts. 

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CIC Toronto: Annual Yuletide Reception

Dec. 12, 2018, 6 p.m.

Toronto

Bart Edes, North American representative of the Asian Development Bank, will share his thoughts about prospects for development in Asia in 2019.

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The Revitalised Peace Agreement and its Prospects in South Sudan

Dec. 12, 2018, 6 p.m.

Ottawa

A conversation with Alan Hamson, Canada’s former ambassador to South Sudan.

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The Year Ahead: An International Security, Intelligence and Defence Outlook for Canada for 2019

Dec. 7, 2018, 9 a.m.

Ottawa

Join panelists from across Canada, the United States and parts of Europe to discuss looming threats, future challenges and Canada’s changing position in the world.

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Securing Canadian Elections

Dec. 4, 2018, 6 p.m.

Vancouver

A panel examining the global trends of social media manipulation, who is trying to undermine Canadian elections, and what to expect during Canada’s 2019 elections.

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The Future Of Mexico And Canada-Mexico Trade Relations: What Can We Expect From Mexico’s New President?

Dec. 4, 2018, 5 p.m.

Ottawa

A presentation on what to expect as Andrés Manuel López Obrador assumes the Mexican presidency.