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Friday, April 13, 2018

Can Canada claim climate leadership? Can the Paris Accord succeed in avoiding the worst of the climate crisis?: Thomas Garden Barnes Lecture

Lecture | April 13 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 109 Moses Hall

 Elizabeth May MP OC, Green Party of Canada

 Canadian Studies Program (CAN)), Institute of Governmental Studies

What role can Canada play to advance global climate goals, especially in 2018 as chair of the G7? As politics and governments change, Canada and the US have changed places, relatively speaking, on climate change. In Canada, global climate saboteur, former Prime Minister Stephen Harper, has been replaced by self-avowed climate champion, current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; in the US, Barack...   More >


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Friday, April 27, 2018

The Influence of Immigration on Tourism - The Case of Canada

Colloquium | April 27 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Frederic Dimanche, Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Ryerson University

 Canadian Studies Program (CAN)), Tourism Studies Working Group

Over half of all immigrants in Canada settled in three major tourism destinations: Toronto, Vancouver and Montréal. Before the 1980s, Canada was welcoming over half of all immigrants and travellers from Europe and America. Now the share of these immigrants has decreased to under 30% as of 2016 and Asia has become over the years the main source of immigrants (over 48%). Mirroring this trend,...   More >