Trudeau, Scheer, and the Future of Canada: Canadian Election Special

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Add to Calendar: Add to Calendar: 2019-10-30 13:00:00 2019-10-30 17:00:00 Trudeau, Scheer, and the Future of Canada: Canadian Election Special Event Description Canada's federal election is in full swing, with the Liberal and Conservative parties in what appears to be a tight race. After four years in office, Liberal Prime Minster Justin Trudeau is vying for a second term, yet the Conservative Party led by Andrew Scheer is virtually tied according to the latest polls. Whether voters opt for continuity or a significant political shift, the results will matter to Washington, North America, and the world. The Canada Institute at the Wilson Center and the Canada-United States Law Institute (CUSLI) will convene for an in-depth discussion analyzing the outcome of the October 21st federal election. Leading U.S.-Canada analysts, former diplomats and business leaders will address the implications of the election results for Canadian politics, Canada-U.S. relations, and Canada's engagement with the world.  Keynote Nik NanosFounder, Nanos Research Global Fellow, Canada Institute, The Wilson Center Speakers David JacobsonFormer U.S. Ambassador to Canada Christopher SandsDirector of the Center for Canadian Studies, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies    Special Guests James BlanchardFormer U.S. Ambassador to Canada Laura DawsonFormer Director of the Canada Institute, The Wilson Center Jim PetersonFormer Trade Minister of Canada Peter McKayFormer Defense Minister of Canada Alexander Panetta or Luiza Savage POLITICO *Additional speakers to be confirmed. The Wilson Center 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20004 School of Law School of Law America/New_York public

Sponsored by the Canada-United States Law Institute and the Canada Institute at the Wilson Center 

In-Person CLE Credit Unavailable

Event Description

Canada's federal election is in full swing, with the Liberal and Conservative parties in what appears to be a tight race. After four years in office, Liberal Prime Minster Justin Trudeau is vying for a second term, yet the Conservative Party led by Andrew Scheer is virtually tied according to the latest polls. Whether voters opt for continuity or a significant political shift, the results will matter to Washington, North America, and the world.

The Canada Institute at the Wilson Center and the Canada-United States Law Institute (CUSLI) will convene for an in-depth discussion analyzing the outcome of the October 21st federal election. Leading U.S.-Canada analysts, former diplomats and business leaders will address the implications of the election results for Canadian politics, Canada-U.S. relations, and Canada's engagement with the world. 

Keynote

Nik Nanos
Founder, Nanos Research
Global Fellow, Canada Institute, The Wilson Center

Speakers

David Jacobson
Former U.S. Ambassador to Canada

Christopher Sands
Director of the Center for Canadian Studies, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies 
 

Special Guests

James Blanchard
Former U.S. Ambassador to Canada

Laura Dawson
Former Director of the Canada Institute, The Wilson Center

Jim Peterson
Former Trade Minister of Canada

Peter McKay
Former Defense Minister of Canada

Alexander Panetta or Luiza Savage 
POLITICO

*Additional speakers to be confirmed.

Event Location

The Wilson Center

1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20004

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau