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The Task Awaiting France's Next President

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The Case for Removing the Fair and Equitable Treatment Standard from NAFTA

The Case for Removing the Fair and Equitable Treatment Standard from NAFTA

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China's BIT Progress and Implications for China-Canada FTA Talks

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Flood Risk Management: What Is the Role Ahead for the Government of Canada?


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11 May

The Case for Divesting from Fossil Fuels in Canada

Thursday May 11, 2017 - 7:00 PM
CIGI Campus Auditorium, Waterloo, Canada
31 May

Ten Years Since the Global Financial Crisis: Lessons Learned, Opportunities Missed

Wednesday May 31, 2017 - 8:30 AM
Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany

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