Canadian-American Studies

Despite a Canadian dollar that’s remained weak for several years, a new report shows shoppers from British Columbia continue to play an important role in Whatcom’s retail sector.

Last month Western Washington University students working for the …

Listener Paulette Thompson asked our SoundQs team: How much do Americans know about our neighbor to the north?

We turned to Canadian Kyla Sweet. She's with the Canadian Studies Centers at the University of Washington and Western Washington University.

Sweet…

Christina Keppie has been named director of the Canadian-American Studies program at Western Washington University.

Keppie has been an associate professor of French and Linguistics in Western’s Modern and Classical Languages department since 2008. She is the first Canadian-American…

With recreational marijuana now legal in Canada, officials are warning travelers: Make sure there is no cannabis in the car when you try to cross the international border — in either direction.

Canada legalized the use of marijuana across all provinces Wednesday, allowing sales for…

The Border Policy Research Institute at Western Washington University is hosting a one-day policy forum to discuss the state of regional cross-border collaboration in three key sectors and to identify avenues to advance these efforts, as well as barriers that exist…

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages will host historian André-Carl Vachon for a pair of lectures on the WWU campus May 23 and 24 dealing with the ethnic cleansing of Acadians - those of French descent who settled in what are now Eastern Canada's Maritime…

Western Washington University's Border Policy Research Institute (BPRI) and Canadian-American Studies program will host Western's Ross Distinguished Professor and Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, Chris Sands, for a discussion about international trade and Canada – U.S.…

Lisa Monchalin of the Department of Criminology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Surrey, British Columbia, will speak about her most recent book, “The Colonial Problem: An Indigenous Perspective on Crime and Injustice in Canada,” from 2-3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25 in Western…

The Port of Prince Rupert’s Fairview container terminal, which is operating beyond capacity, sends about 60 per cent of its import containers to U.S. destinations and senators from Washington state have launched a bid to slap a per-container fee on all that cargo.

American interests,…

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