Canada-India Track 1.5 Dialogue

About the series

The Canada-India Track 1.5 Dialogue on Innovation, Growth and Prosperity is a three-year initiative between the CIGI and Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations to explore areas for closer cooperation. 

The Canada-India Track 1.5 Dialogue works jointly on multilateral issues and identifies areas where improved cooperation could benefit both countries. To address these challenges, the papers produced under this partnership will help to develop policy recommendations to promote innovation and navigate shared governance issues that are integral to the continued growth of Canada-India bilateral relations.

The most recent meeting was held on November 22, 2019 in Mumbai.

In the Series

The energy sectors of India and Canada complement each other. Investing in Canada’s oil sector can help India guard against the risk of spikes in oil prices and provide Canada with long-term demand security. In this paper, Gateway House outlines its findings on the feasibility of Indian investment in Canada’s petroleum sector, suggesting a path forward and best prospects for investment.
While India and Canada are each individually taking steps to enhance their cyber security capacity, increased collaboration between the two countries in the realm of cyber security would increase systemic trust while creating opportunities to promote the nations’ strategic and economic interests.