Events

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Global Migration and Labour: Racialized Dimensions

Jan. 27, 2017, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

Professor and award-winning author Kamal al-Solaylee will talk about his most recent book, Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (to Everyone).

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Three Foreign Policy Challenges for a Trump Administration

Jan. 19, 2017, 5 p.m.

Vancouver

CIC Vancouver presents an evening panel at the Tap & Barrel’s TAPshack to discuss foreign policy challenges facing the Trump administration.

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CIGI Cinema Series: "The Age of Consequences"

Jan. 18, 2017, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

Screening of Jared P. Scott's "The Age of Consequences," which takes a new twist on climate change.

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New Challenges of Consular Affairs in an Increasingly Dangerous World

Jan. 18, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Ottawa

CIC National Capital Branch presents a panel with foreign service veteran Rick Kohler, Amnesty International Canada's Alex Neve, and former Director General for Consular Service Gar Pardy. 

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Reshaping International Trade and Investment to Serve a Complex and Changing World

Jan. 18, 2017, 5 p.m.

Ottawa

CIGI gathers top policy, legal and economic experts to discuss how to advance a progressive trade agenda in the face of uncertainty and change.

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CIC Halifax: Annual Dinner, AGM & China – Past, Present and Future

Jan. 18, 2017, 5 p.m.

Halifax

Dr. Colin Dodds will speak on what ongoing structural changes in the Chinese economy and China’s emerging role in the global economy mean in an age of Donald Trump.

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Book Launch: The Harper Era in Canadian Foreign Policy

Jan. 18, 2017, 4 p.m.

Toronto

The Bill Graham Centre presents the launch of The Harper Era in Canadian Foreign Policy, edited by Adam Chapnick and Christopher J. Kukucha.

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Thailand After the King: What Happens Next?

Jan. 18, 2017, 11:30 a.m.

Victoria

Canada’s most recent ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand, Phil Calvert, will give his take on the factors that will govern Thailand’s political evolution after the death of the King.

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CIC Toronto: Annual Yuletide Gathering

Dec. 15, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

Toronto

CIC Toronto invites its members and friends to this year’s Annual Yuletide Gathering.

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Ryerson University's International Issues Discussion (IID) series talk on Russia

Dec. 14, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Toronto

OpenCanada's managing editor Eva Salinas will moderate a discussion with former diplomat Jeremy Kinsman and Conservative Party leadership candidate Chris Alexander entitled "Is Russia A Threat? What Should We Do?" This is a Ryerson University event. 

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CIC Victoria: Christmas reception for CIC members

Dec. 12, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

Victoria

Christmas reception for members. Casual festive dress, appetizers and a no-host bar.

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Combatting Human Trafficking in Vietnam

Dec. 1, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Saskatoon

Dr. Carin Holroyd of the Vietnam Education Society will discuss the magnitude of the problem of human trafficking in Vietnam. 

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Imperial Waves: The BBC and 1930s Canadian Broadcasting

Nov. 29, 2016, 7 p.m.

Nipissing

A presentation by Dr. Sean Graham, historian of North American media and broadcasting.

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Canada and the UN: Are We Getting Back in the Game?

Nov. 29, 2016, 5 p.m.

Ottawa

A timely debate on the prospects for Canada’s future relations with the UN. Featuring a panel of distinguished experts.

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CIC Winnipeg: Politics in the Pub

Nov. 24, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

Winnipeg

A discussion on the conflict in Syria, featuring Miloud Chennoufi of the Canadian Forces College.

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CIGI Cinema Series: "Sea Blind"

Nov. 22, 2016, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

Join us for a screening of a documentary by filmmaker Sarah Robertson and climate journalist Bernice Notenboom.

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The Tehran Test: How human rights cases in Iran are putting Canada’s foreign policy approach to the test

Nov. 22, 2016, 6 p.m.

Ottawa

Join OpenCanada and CIPS for a panel on the challenges of diplomatic relations with Iran, how trade factors in, the role of the UN and the critical questions ahead for the current government. Featuring journalist Michael Petrou, human rights activist Maryam Nayeb Yazdi, professor Thomas Juneau and OpenCanada's Eva Salinas.

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Combatting Daesh: Updates from Joint Task Force Iraq

Nov. 17, 2016, 6 p.m.

Saskatoon

Colonel James Irvine, who served as commander of JTF Iraq, will share his experiences and his insights.

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Coping on the Coast: The ‘Big One’ and International Disaster Relief

Nov. 17, 2016, 11:30 a.m.

Vancouver

Lunchtime panel with the Honourable Yamamoto, Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness, and Johanna Wagstaffe, CBC Meteorologist and Seismologist.

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Address by Tim Lane, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada

Nov. 16, 2016, noon

Waterloo

CIGI is pleased to present a public address by Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada Timothy Lane.