The Ottawa Forum: Rethinking Canada’s International Strategy

Friday, May 23, 2014 - 9:00 AM
University of Ottawa, Social Sciences Building, 120 University, Ottawa, Canada
May 23

CIGI Senior Fellow Brett House is a participant in the 2014 Ottawa Forum, which convenes some of Canada’s leading “next generation” thinkers and experienced practitioners in international affairs, to examine options for Canada’s future international strategies in eleven important policy areas:

  • International commerce and investment
  • International security
  • Energy and resources
  • Innovation and global competitiveness
  • The Arctic
  • International development
  • Climate and the environment
  • Digital networks and cyber-challenges
  • Cities and Canada’s international strategy
  • Human rights and civilian protection
  • International institutions and cooperation

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Event Speakers

Brett House is a CIGI Senior Fellow. Additionally, he is a Visiting Scholar at Massey College, University of Toronto and Lecturer in the Economics Department and a Senior Fellow at the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation at McGill University. His research looks at the effects of trade liberalization on growth, the rise of emerging markets, and options to improve sovereign debt restructuring. He is also an advisor to and partner in Tau+ Investment Management, a start-up impact fund.