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CIC Edmonton: The 2016 US Election: Controversy and Consequences for Canada and the World

March 17, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT


Please join us for an exciting and stimulating discussion on Canada-US relations. All are welcome. Topics of discussion include the 2016 US election, Prime Minister Trudeau’s visit to Washington DC, TPP and so much more. The panel features Dr Chris Sands, Dr Robert W. Murray and Dr Tom Keating.

Speakers’ Biographies
Christopher Sands is a Senior Research Professor and Director of the Center for Canadian Studies at Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. and holds the G. Robert Ross Chair in the College of Business and Economics at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. Dr. Sands spent more than 20 years in the think tank world as Director of the Canada Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and as a Senior Fellow of the Hudson Institute, and his research has been published by the American Enterprise Institute, the Brookings Institution, the Migration Policy Institute and the Woodrow Wilson Center. He is in Edmonton with a group of his students at Johns Hopkins SAIS spending their Spring Break Week studying the Western Canadian economy.

Robert W. Murray is the Vice-President, Research at the Frontier Centre for Public Policy and an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta. He holds a Senior Research Fellowship at the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, and Research Fellowships at the University of Calgary’s Centre for Military and Strategic Studies and the University of Alberta’s European Union Centre for Excellence.

Tom Keating is a Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Alberta, where he has also served as former Vice-Dean in the Faculty of Arts. He is the author of Canada and World Order (Oxford University Press, 2013) and also of Global Politics, Emerging Networks, Trends, and Challenges co-authored with Andy Knight (Oxford University Press, 2010.

Date and Time
Thursday March 17 2016
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Tory Breezway 1
University of Alberta
Main Campus

Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H4

This is a free event.

Event Contact
Stefanie Rosskopf | edmonton@thecic.org


March 17, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT