Events

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The Case for Divesting from Fossil Fuels in Canada

May 11, 2017, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

A public talk on divestment from fossil fuels by Jeff Rubin, CIGI senior fellow and former chief economist at CIBC World Markets.

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Politics in the Pub: Refugee Movements

May 8, 2017, 5 p.m.

Victoria

Join Scott Watson, associate professor at the University of Victoria, and Charles Dumbrille, business risk management analyst, for this Politics in the Pub.

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Private Kenneth Duncanson Finally Laid to Rest after 72 Years

May 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Saskatoon


Private Kenneth Duncanson fought and died for Canada in Belgium in 1944, but his remains were only found in 2014. Join CIC Saskatoon and Duncanson's relatives as they tell the incredible story of family and communities coming together to celebrate great courage under fire of 72 years ago.

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Peacekeeping in the Middle East

April 26, 2017, 11:15 a.m.

Victoria

Lecture with Major-General Denis Thompson, who commanded the Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) on the Sinai between Egypt and Israel for three years.

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Canada’s Global Future

April 20, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Ottawa

Presentation and discussion with Master of Massey College Hugh Segal, author of 'Two Freedoms: Canada’s Global Future'.

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CIGI Cinema Series: "Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr"

April 19, 2017, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

Film screening as part of National Canadian Film Day 150 (NCFD 150), a massive one-day celebration of Canadian cinema in honour of our nation’s sesquicentennial.

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U.S. and Canadian Cooperation in the Arctic

April 19, 2017, 8:15 a.m.

Toronto

Join leaders from across the North American Arctic to discuss building a future of cooperation in the Arctic region.

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Canadian Foreign Policy Discussion with Roland Paris and Kim Nossal

April 18, 2017, 7 p.m.

Toronto

A discussion on Canadian foreign policy preceded by a book launch for Elizabeth Riddell-Dixon’s 'Breaking Ice: Canada, Sovereignty, and the Arctic Extended Continental Shelf'.

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Does Gender Matter? Evaluating Canada’s foreign and defence policy from a feminist perspective

April 18, 2017, noon

Halifax

Talk with Maya Eichler, Canada Research Chair in Social Innovation and Community Engagement.

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The Future of Colombia after the Peace Deal: A Role for Canada?

April 11, 2017, 7 p.m.

Ottawa

Politics @ the Pub event with Nicolas Lloreda, Ambassador of Colombia to Canada.

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Hugh Segal’s Book Launch, Two Freedoms

April 9, 2017, 2 p.m.

Winnipeg

A talk with Hugh Segal, Master of Massey College at the University of Toronto, Distinguished Fellow at Munk School of Global Affairs and Co-Chair of the International Democracy-10 Forum. 

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Canada’s Peacekeeping in the Middle East – How Viable is Peace in 2017?

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

Toronto

Talk with Major-General Denis Thompson, who has just returned from commanding the UN mission in charge of keeping the peace in Sinai.

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Saskatoon to London, to Tokyo, and Back: How to build an international career from YXE

April 5, 2017, 6 p.m.

Saskatoon

Alex Fallon, Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority president and British Honorary Consul to Saskatchewan, will share how he built an international career.

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CIGI Media Panel: Reporting the Refugee Crisis

April 3, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Ottawa

Policy Options Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Ditchburn moderates a discussion featuring CBC's Margaret Evans, The Globe and Mail's Mark MacKinnon, writer and producer Naheed Mustafa, OpenCanada contributor Michael Petrou, and the Toronto Star's Michelle Shephard.

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A New Pacific Nexus: Canada, Latin America and Asia

March 30, 2017, 8 a.m.

Vancouver

A forum focusing on shifting global demand, policy changes and investment opportunities in the Asia Pacific area.

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Canada’s Past and Future in the Americas

March 27, 2017, 8:30 a.m.

Ottawa

A one and a half day international conference on Canada's recent and current relations in the Americas.

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The Trump Era: Barking up the Wrong Tree

March 24, 2017, 6 p.m.

Nipissing

Author Gwynne Dyer will give a keynote address as part of the Undergraduate Research Conference for 2017.

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CETA: A New Framework for International Trade or the Last of Its Kind?

March 23, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Toronto

A bilingual conference organized in collaboration with The Glendon School of Public and International Affairs and the EU Consulates.

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The Age of Consequences: Film Screening & Discussion

March 22, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Edmonton

A film screening followed by a short panel discussion on the effects of climate change. 

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Global Strategic Security and Equality of Opportunity: now joined at the hip?

March 15, 2017, 11:15 a.m.

Victoria

The Hon. Hugh Segal will speak about his latest book, “Two Freedoms: Canada’s Global Future."