Events

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How Has Canadian Manufacturing Fared Under NAFTA?

Oct. 3, 2017, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

A lecture by CIGI's Jeff Rubin, followed by a question period between Jeff Rubin and Unifor's Bill Murnighan, moderated by former Globe and Mail business correspondent Kevin Carmichael. 

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6 Degrees Citizen Space

Sept. 25, 2017, 10 a.m.

Toronto

6 Degrees drives a global conversation on citizenship and inclusion. This year's Toronto edition runs September 25-27 and features artist Ai Weiwei, Harvard professor Michael Sandel, former Mayor of Mexico City Marcelo Ebrard, Indigenous artist Kent Monkman and many more. OpenCanada is the proud digital media sponsor of the 2017 event.

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German Federal Election: Election Brunch

Sept. 24, 2017, 11 a.m.

Toronto

Join interim director of the Munk School of Global Affairs Randall Hansen, University of Toronto DAAD Hannah Arendt visiting chair for German and European Studies Kai Arzheimer and OpenCanada senior editor Catherine Tsalikis for a viewing of and discussion on the results of Germany's federal election.

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Understanding the 2017 German Election

Sept. 21, 2017, 5 p.m.

Toronto

A panel of experts will discuss the German political system, and changes — particularly conservative shifts — taking place among the political parties.

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What’s Going On – US Foreign Policy

Sept. 20, 2017, 11:30 a.m.

Victoria

Presentation by Harvey Rishikof of the US Department of Defense.

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Doors Open Waterloo Region

Sept. 16, 2017, 10 a.m.

Waterloo

A CIGI Campus open house, featuring tours highlighting the architecture of the building as well as presentations throughout the day from CIGI experts.

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Mexico, Canada, NAFTA And Beyond

Sept. 12, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Ottawa

A discussion with Mexico's ambassador to Canada, Dionisio Pérez-Jácome, on the NAFTA renegotiation process.

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Gathering In The Shadows Of A Nuclear Winter Conference

Sept. 9, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

Vancouver

This conference will bring together in conversation nuclear scientists, scholars, writers and anti-nuclear and peace activists from India, Pakistan, Canada, and the US.

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Trump, North Korea And The Nuclear Threat

Sept. 7, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Halifax

Featuring Bob Huish, Associate Professor, International Development Studies at Dalhousie University.

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International Law Graduate Student Conference

Aug. 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m.

Waterloo

This conference will examine the history and practices of International Law in Canada over the past 150 years as they relate to each of the ILRP themes: environmental law, economic law, intellectual property law and Indigenous law. 

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Myanmar, Moldova And The Rule Of Law

Aug. 10, 2017, 6 p.m.

Hamilton

A lecture by John Pearson, whsoe extensive background as a Crown Prosecutor should yield for interesting discussion and insights into domestic and international law.

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Welcome to Vancouver: A Discussion on LGBTQ2+ Refugees in Canada

Aug. 3, 2017, 5 p.m.

Vancouver

The Vancouver Branch of Canadian International Council in partnership with the Vancouver Pride Society are hosting the inaugural Vancouver Pride Society LGBTQ2+ human rights panel discussion. 

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11th Annual Midsummer Evening Get Together

July 19, 2017, 6 p.m.

Toronto

Please join Fraser Mann, president of the Toronto CIC branch, and other members of the executive, for this evening of networking and socializing.

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A Positive NAFTA Renegotiation: Part 2

July 17, 2017, 10:30 a.m.

Washington

A panel featuring Patrick Leblond, senior fellow at CIGI, on gender and human rights.

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Thunder Bay: Annual Branch Meeting

July 5, 2017, 5 p.m.

Thunder Bay

The CIC Thunder Bay Branch is holding their Annual Branch Meeting for members.

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A Life on the Front Lines of Public and Private Organizations – An Evening with Marie-Lucie Morin

June 29, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Ottawa

A conversation with Marie-Lucie Morin on her experience as executive director for Canada at the World Bank in Washington from 2010-2013, national security advisor to the Prime Minister, associate secretary to the Cabinet, deputy minister of international trade, and associate deputy minister of foreign affairs. 

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Out of Africa – Bringing Stories Home

June 28, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Halifax

Kayla Hounsell, an award-winning journalist, will speak about her experiences in Africa, and why she believes international reporting is important.

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CIGI at the European Financial Management Association Annual Meetings

June 28, 2017, 4 p.m.

Athens, Greece

Miranda Xafa, CIGI Senior Fellow, will participate in the panel discussion "Bank governance in the post-crisis era: How might bank governance be improved?"

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CIC Victoria: Summer Reception

June 26, 2017, 5 p.m.

Victoria

Join CIC Victoria for its summer reception.

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Politics @ the Pub: Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa: A Solution to Unemployment and Underdevelopment?

June 19, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Ottawa

A panel discussion on how entrepreneurship could provide solutions to youth unemployment and poverty from underdevelopment.