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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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.

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Politics @ the Pub Election Night Viewing Party

Nov. 8, 2016, 8 p.m.

Ottawa

Join CIC Ottawa at the Red Lion Pub as we await the results of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. 

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U.S. Election Viewing Party

Nov. 8, 2016, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

CIGI is hosting a live viewing party of the 2016 U.S. election. Chat with policy experts as the poll results come in.

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Politics @ The Pub: U.S. Presidential Election Party

Nov. 8, 2016, 5 p.m.

Edmonton

A U.S. Presidential Election Party featuring speakers Dr. Greg Anderson and Monty Ball. 

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The Ottawa Process Twenty Years Later: The Landmine Treaty, Human Security, and Canada in the Twenty-First Century

Oct. 27, 2016, 8 a.m.

Toronto

Speakers from a variety of fields will lend their expertise to help participants understand what the Ottawa Process began twenty years ago and how Canada continues to deal with challenges, both national and international.

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Living in the Digital Shadows of War

Oct. 25, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Toronto

This panel, presented by OpenCanada.org and Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs, will discuss people’s digital vulnerabilities to conflict and repression, and possible responses to those vulnerabilities, with particular regards to Syria.

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The U.S. Election: The Race, the Stakes, and the Consequences

Oct. 25, 2016, 11:45 a.m.

Ottawa

The CIC National Capital Branch and the Rideau Club present a special luncheon event with Stuart Rothenberg

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CIGI Cinema Series: "The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin"

Oct. 20, 2016, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

Showing of The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin, followed by a presentation from CIGI Senior Fellow Julie Maupin on the international law dimensions of the use of block chain. 

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How Does it Feel to Be a Problem? Being Muslim during the War on Terror

Oct. 20, 2016, 4 p.m.

Saskatoon

Presentation by Dr. Mastoufa Bayoumi on why the fate of Muslim minorities today matters not just for Muslims but for the health of our societies generally.

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Foreign Policy and the U.S. Presidential Election

Oct. 12, 2016, 7 p.m.

Toronto

A discussion with former U.S. Ambassador to Finland Derek Shearer.