Events

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Charting the Future: Global Knowledge Assets and the IGC

June 14, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

Geneva

A lunchtime side event at the headquarters of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva.

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Tackling the Global Tobacco Epidemic With Research Evidence

June 13, 2017, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

This lecture will present findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project.

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Operation UNIFIER: Joint Task Force Ukraine

June 8, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Winnipeg

A talk with Lieutenant-Colonel Wayne Niven, who commanded approximately 200 Canadian Armed Forces personnel based at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine.

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Muslim Integration in France and Canada Compared

June 8, 2017, 4 p.m.

Toronto

In this panel discussion, experts from France and Canada will present and discuss recent survey research assessing the integration of Muslim minorities in France, Quebec and Canada.

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Great Canadian Debates: The government must act to save journalism in Canada

June 6, 2017, 7 p.m.

Ottawa

Does the government need to act to save journalism in Canada? A debate with John Honderich and Andrew Coyne at the Canadian War Museum.

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CIGI at the Canadian Economics Association Conference

June 2, 2017, 10 a.m.

Antigonish

Two CIGI research associates will speak at the 51st Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association at Nova Scotia's St. Francis Xavier University. 

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Inclusive Security – What it is and Why it Matters to Canada

May 29, 2017, 5 p.m.

Toronto

Join us for a talk with Jacqueline O’Neill on women’s inclusion in preventing and stopping war. 

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Protection of children within the security and peace agenda: Canadian leadership

May 29, 2017, noon

Ottawa

Join UNICEF Canada for personal reflections and discussion on the issue of children and armed conflict with Harjit Sajjan and Roméo Dallaire.

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Rights City/Ville des droits humains

May 26, 2017, noon

Montreal

Join us at the #RightsCity global initiative to celebrate the role Montreal has played in advancing human rights worldwide.

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Europe post Brexit and the election of Donald Trump

May 23, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Ottawa

Join us for an evening with the Hon. Lawrence Cannon, Ambassador of Canada to France, and former Foreign Minister.

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Greening the Economy: Citizen Involvement and Promotion of Renewable Energy Sources

May 18, 2017, 7 p.m.

Waterloo

Panel discussion with German renewable energy expert Arne Jungjohann and other local experts.

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“Look Who’s Watching” by Fen Hampson

May 16, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Winnipeg

Lecture by Fen Osler Hampson, director of CIGI’s Global Security & Politics Program and professor at Carleton University, on his book about online surveillance and trust, co-authored with Eric Jardine.

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Canada and the Future of Free Trade

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

Ottawa

A panel with Laura Dawson, Mark Warner and Flavio Volpe, moderated by CBC Senior Reporter Hannah Thibedeau.

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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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Populism and its Influence in the United States

May 11, 2017, 4 p.m.

Toronto

Experts weigh in at the University of Toronto on the role of populism in the United States and its influence on the rise of Donald Trump.

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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. (The CIC has multiple events Canada-wide, for a full listing this week and in future, visit thecic.org.)

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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.