In light of Justin Trudeau's visit with Barack Obama, experts discussed issues from the TPP to border relations to Mexico ties. ... Play Video
Ambassador Alan Wolff, Senior Counsel, International Trade Practice, Dentons; Chairman, National Foreign Trade Council
Eric Miller, Vice President, Innovation and Competitiveness, Business Council of Canada
Carlo Dade, Director, Center for Trade and Investment Policy, Canada West Foundation
When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits U.S. President Barack Obama this week, it will be the first time in nearly 20 years there's a U.S. state dinner with a Canadian leader. Since his electoral campaign, Trudeau has made North American collaboration, on trade in particular, a priority. At a Council of Americas panel in Washington DC, experts discussed issues from passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership to border relations to Mexico ties.
Experts discussed what's at stake in Canada's October 19 federal elections. ... Play Video
Yanik Dumont-Baron, Washington Correspondent, French CBC
Kenneth Frankel, President, Canadian Council for the Americas
Jonathan Kay, Editor-in-chief, Walrus Magazine
Nik Nanos, Founder, Nanos Research; Global Fellow, Canada Institute
Eric Farnsworth, Vice President, Americas Society/Council of the Americas
Laura Dawson, Director, Canada Institute, Wilson Center (moderator)
On October 19, Canada will elect a new prime minsiter and members of the lower house of Parliament. Council of the Americas, the Canada Institute at the Wilson Center, and the Canadian Council for the Americas held a public program featuring analysts that discussed the potential outcomes of the federal election and the implications for both domestic politics and foreign relations with the Americas.
This July, world-class athletes from North America, Latin America and the Caribbean will descend on Toronto, Canada’s most populous city, to compete in the third-largest international sports competition, the 2015 Pan American (Pan Am) Games.