Canadian Political and Trade Implications of the United States 2024 Election


Thursday, March 28, 2024 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET | Delivered Virtually via Zoom


Join the Canadian Global Affairs Institute for a webinar looking toward the 2024 United States Presidential Election and its implications for Canada.

In this 60-minute webinar moderated by Colin Robertson, The German Marshall Fund's Bruce Stokes will present the result of polls exploring public opinion following the consolidation of Joe Biden and Donald Trump as the presumed candidates. He will then be joined by Canadian Chamber of Commerce CEO and former Foreign and Defence minister Perrin Beatty, Future Borders Coalition Executive Director and former Wilson Center’s Canada Institute Director Laura Dawson, and TD Securities Deputy Chair and former Canadian ambassador to the USA and New Brunswick premier Frank McKenna will discuss what this means for Canada's relationship with the United States.



BruceStokes.jpg Bruce Stokes is a visiting senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund, and senior editor of the 2022 Transatlantic Trends Survey. Previously, he was the director of Global Economic Attitudes at the Pew Research Center in Washington, DC, and is a former international economics columnist for the National Journal, a Washington-based public policy magazine. He is also a former senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
PerrinBeatty.jpg The Honourable Perrin Beatty, PC, OC, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. He previously held the same role as at Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters. Perrin was first elected to the House of Commons as a Progressive Conservative in 1972. During his 21 years in Parliament, he served as Minister in seven different portfolios, including Treasury Board, National Revenue, Solicitor General, Defence, National Health and Welfare, Communications and External Affairs.
LauraDawson.jpg Laura Dawson is the Executive Director of the Future Borders Coalition, works with a binational coalition of government and industry leaders in order to build better borders for travel and trade. Prior to her appointment to FBC, Dr. Dawson led the North America office of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Institute, facilitating public sector digital transformation. Other posts include director of the Canada Institute at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., founder of Dawson Strategic, and senior economic advisor at the U.S. Embassy in Canada. She is also a Board Member with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.
FrankMcKenna.jpg The Honourable Frank McKenna is the Deputy chair of TD Bank Group, focused on supporting the continued expansion of TD Securities' global footprint. He served as Premier of New Brunswick from 1987-1997. Upon leaving public life, he was in widespread demand as a Corporate Director and acted as Counsel to two national law firms. He was named to the Security Intelligence Review Committee and was inducted into the New Brunswick Business Hall of Fame and the Canadian Business Hall of Fame. In 2005 he became Canadian Ambassador to the United States of America.


ColinRobertson.JPG A former Canadian diplomat, Colin Robertson is Vice President and Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and hosts its regular Global Exchange podcast. He is an Executive Fellow at the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University.


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  • Vaughan Mitchell
    commented 2024-03-28 12:53:50 -0400
    Great webinar. There was reference to the presentation being posted on the website. When might this occur? Thanks!
  • Cgai Staff
    published this page in Past Conferences 2024-03-14 18:04:30 -0400

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