Events

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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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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."

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A screening of “Strangers at Home”

March 14, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Winnipeg

A film exploring current narratives of fear and resistance, followed by a talk with the Global Reporting Centre's Dr. Shayna Plaut.

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Saskatoon Welcomes Bangladesh’s High Commissioner to Canada

March 13, 2017, 7 p.m.

Saskatoon

Dinner with and presentation by His Excellency Mizanur Rahman, High Commissioner for the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Canada.


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Book Signing Event with Hugh Segal

March 12, 2017, 4 p.m.

Saskatoon

An opportunity to meet with and hear stories from Master of Massey College Hugh Segal as he signs copies of his recent book, “Two Freedoms. Canada’s Global Future.” 

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International Careers, at Home and Abroad

March 7, 2017, 5 p.m.

Halifax

A career networking event for students and new graduates. Experienced professionals will share information on how they developed their international careers, and give tips and ideas for building a career in Nova Scotia and abroad.


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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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Birth of a Notion: The Vimy Idea, 1917-2017

March 5, 2017, 7 p.m.

Toronto

One hundred years after the battle of Vimy Ridge, the Canadian War Museum's Dr. Tim Cook will explore the emergence of the Vimy idea, its changing meaning, and its endurance as a symbol of Canadian service and sacrifice. 

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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.