Mapping Pathways for Canada-India Collaborations: Preserve, Share and Explore

May 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Indo Canada Chamber of Commerce
924 The East Mall
Nivedita Das Kundu

Launch of Special Issue of CanadaWatch

This Special Issue of Canada Watch is part of the research conducted by members of the Canada-India Project for Research and Innovation (CIPRI) initiative at York University. The articles in this publication are contributed by academics, scholars and policy makers from India and Canada. The topics included in the special issue utilize an interdisciplinary approaches and comparative perspectives. The articles  offer us an understanding of how to enhance the scope of cooperation and engagement between the two nations. The aim is to highlight existing research and collaboration between Canada and India, and to articulate the factors underpinning success as well as to identify bottlenecks and challenges. This publication also recognizes future possibilities and emerging opportunities between Canada and India. The objective is to bring together the ideas to identify partnership opportunities and develop appropriate and relevant policies to changing and challenging circumstances.

The event will be followed by networking and High Tea.

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This event is presented by the Indo Canada Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies and the York Centre for Asian Research at York University.


15.00-15.10 hrs     Welcome Remarks by Mr. Pramod Goyal, President, Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce
15.10-15.20 hrs     Introductory Remarks by Maria João Dodman, York University
15.20-15.25 hrs     Vote of Thanks by Special Issue Editors Nivedita Das Kundu, Maria João Dodman
15.25-15.30 hrs     Remarks by Dawn Bazely, York University
15.30-15.35 hrs     Remarks by Sheila Embleton, York University
15.35-15.45 hrs     The Special Issue of CanadaWatch Release by Member of Parliament, House of Commons, Mr. Ramesh Sangha
15.45-16.15 hrs     Panel Discussion on “Exploring New Pathways for Canada India Collaborations”

• Vandana Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India
• Bala Menon, Editor, Weekly Voice
• Prashant Srivastava, Director, South Asia, Seneca College
• Alyssa Brierley, Executive Director, Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation, Toronto

Moderator: Dawn Bazely, York University

16.15-16.25 hrs   Q & A Session
16.25-16.30 hrs    Closing Remarks by Barinder Kalhe and Sam Azad, CIPRI student team, York University
16.30-17.00 hrs    High Tea and Networking


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