Canada US InstituteWestern Social Science

Research & Projects

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Since its inception in 2010, the Canada-U.S. Institute has been coordinating the work of distinguished teams of researchers drawn primarily from Canada and the United States. These teams are exploring a wide range of important domestic and foreign policy issues confronting decision makers in our two countries. Among the major themes that will preoccupy the Institute over the short term are: border security, environmental cooperation, energy renewal, Arctic sovereignty, bi-lateral trade, and health care. The Institute will also be a home to a centre for the study of public opinion and behavior which will monitor the attitudes and perceptions of Canadians and Americans toward a host of critical policy issues.

The research generated by the Canada-U.S. Institute is intended to inform and enlighten multiple stakeholders, including political and business leaders, journalists, and fellow academics. To this end, most of the research products will take the form of occasional papers and policy briefs. These and other materials will be available in both hard copy and on our website.