Waterloo, Canada - The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), a leading Canadian think tank dedicated to the study of international affairs, and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs have launched the publication “Canada Among Nations 2005: Split Images”.

“Canada Among Nations 2005: Split Images” provides an in-depth examination of the search for balance in Canada's foreign policy with respect to both its close and complex relationship with the US and its potential associations with emergent powers. It also analyses the International Policy Statement and reorganization processes.

Copies of the book will be available at a launch event being hosted today by Peter Harder, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Canada, Lester B. Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario. The launch will be followed by a short panel discussion featuring co-editor Andrew F. Cooper, CIGI’s Associate Director and Distinguished Research Fellow, co-editor Dane Rowlands, Associate Director, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, and contributing author Louis Bélanger, (Université Laval) who is currently Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars.

For more than twenty years, the Canada Among Nations series has brought together leading scholars, practitioners, journalists, and members of the NGO community for an assessment of the country's foreign policy. The books in the series are widely adopted in Canadian foreign policy and international relations courses and have become a major publication of record on Canada's policies and actions in the world.

Canada Among Nations 2005, Split Images is produced by the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University in cooperation with The Centre for International Governance Innovation.

To purchase a copy of this book, please visit McGill-Queen’s University Press.

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