Events

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Women, Violent Extremism and the Internet: Empowering Prevention; Dealing with Risk

March 6, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Ottawa

A panel discussion on the complex role of women in the prevention of violent extremism, with a special focus on the role of the internet in amplifying this impact, and also in channelling the risks.

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Media in the Age of Terrorism and Trump

March 1, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Victoria

Mohamed Fahmy, multi-award winning Egyptian-Canadian author and journalist, will speak about the challenges of freedom of speech in an age of terrorism and Trump.

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Politics in the Pub, Canada-U.S. Trade: Change and Continuity

Feb. 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Winnipeg

Featuring Karen Gerwitz, president of the World Trade Center​ in​ Denver​, Colorado.

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NATO Negotiations and Diplomacy Workshop

Feb. 23, 2017, 5:45 p.m.

Toronto

A workshop with former Canadian ambassador to the F.R. Yugoslavia and Macedonia Dennis Snider. 

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Canada’s Contentious Maritime Boundaries: the West Coast and Arctic

Feb. 22, 2017, 11:30 a.m.

Victoria

A lecture by Robert Hage, formerly Director General of the Legal Bureau at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Canada’s representative to the UN Conference on the Law of the Sea.

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Politics @ the Pub: Canada in the Age of Trump

Feb. 20, 2017, 6 p.m.

Ottawa

A panel of experts will discuss the impact of the new Trump administration on Canada.

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Europe on the Brink: Populism, Nationalism, and Brexit

Feb. 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Toronto

Featuring former Canadian ambassador to the EU Jeremy Kinsman, The Globe and Mail's European bureau chief Eric Reguly and Jason Langrish, Executive Director of the Canada Europe Roundtable for Business. Moderated by OpenCanada's Eva Salinas. Free. 245 Church St.

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Politics @ the Pub: Making Sense of It All — The Impact of the U.S. Election on Europe and Canada

Feb. 15, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Edmonton

A panel discussion with Dr. Greg Anderson, Dr. Tom Keating and Dr. Susan Smith, followed by a short question and answer session with the audience.

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Big Data, Intelligence and Accountability in the Digital Age: A discussion with Colin Freeze

Feb. 15, 2017, 5 p.m.

Vancouver

A discussion with Colin Freeze, an investigative reporter with The Globe and Mail who specializes in government, police, spy services and the judiciary. 

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Trumped: A Global Citizen’s Guide to Media and Politics in a “Post-truth” Era

Feb. 9, 2017, 4 p.m.

Online

OpenCanada’s Eva Salinas and CIGI research associate Stephanie MacLellan will be doing a Facebook Live chat on media and politics in a “post-truth” era. Watch online at OpenCanada's Facebook page. 1pm PST / 4pm ET.

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Security, Privacy and Oversight: Where is the balance?

Feb. 2, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

Halifax

A lecture by Reid Morden, who has served as Director of the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS), Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and President of Atomic Energy of Canada. 

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Legal Challenges Post Brexit

Jan. 31, 2017, 9:45 a.m.

London, UK

Speakers from the UK, the EU, Switzerland and Canada will present their perspectives on the future of financial and legal services and trade; on IP rights; on environmental law; and on human rights and freedom of movement.

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Global Migration and Labour: Racialized Dimensions

Jan. 26, 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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The 4th Annual CIC Toronto Student Foreign Policy Debate

Jan. 23, 2017, 9 p.m.

Toronto

CIC Toronto, in partnership with the Hart House Debates Committee, presents this student debate, which will have as its resolution: “This house believes that Canada’s foreign policy should be driven by the need to close the global inequity gap.”


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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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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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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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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.