Past Event

Speaking on 2016's hot issue: Clinton or Trump?
When: Friday, September 30, 2016 - 12:00 - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 14:00

The Canadian International Council, Halifax Branch and The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada, in co-operation with the Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Dalhousie, present an expert on Canada-U.S. relations on this year’s hottest topic!

Christopher Sands, PhD
Senior Research Professor and Director,
Center for Canadian Studies,
John Hopkins University,
Washington, D.C.


Our Guest Speaker: Christopher Sands, senior research professor and director of the Center for Canadian Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., is an expert on Canada-U.S. relations.

Dr. Sands is also the fifth G. Robert Ross Distinguished Visiting Professor in the College of Business and Economics at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington and is a member of the advisory boards of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute in Ottawa and of the Canada–United States Law Institute.  

A native of Detroit, Michigan, he earned his B.A. from Macalester College and an MA and PhD from Johns Hopkins University. He was a Fulbright visiting scholar at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. 

If anyone can explain the 2016 U.S. Election, it is Chris Sands. He will provide an analysis of: 

  • How we arrived at today’s dynamic Trump/Clinton race
  • What to expect and how the election will affect Canada

Please join us on Friday, September 30th, 2016

Luncheon & cash bar: from 12 pm to 2 pm.  
Venue: The Royal Artillery (RA) Park Officers' Mess, 1575 Queen Street @ corner of Sackville Street, Downtown HFX (limited parking is available).


•    CIC & AmCham Members $10  
•    Non-Members $20.00 
•    Student $5

Register On-line at:

Event Contact: Lynda Arsenault | (902) 499-1840 | 

The Canadian International Council (CIC) is an independent, member-based council established to strengthen Canada's role in global affairs.

The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (AmCham Canada) is a private, non-profit, membership organization that promotes the two-way flow of trade, goods, services and investment between Canada and the United States.


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AmCham Atlantic Canada