|History Table of Contents
|Summer Conference 1998
||Rethinking Canada for the 21st Century
67th Annual Couchiching Summer Conference
Blanchard, Governor James
Martin, Hon. Paul
Oliver, Senator Donald
Owram, Dr. Douglas
Proceedings of the 67th Annual Couchiching Conference held at
YMCA Geneva Park, Orillia, Ontario
August 6 to 9, 1998
Who's Who at the Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs
Officers & Directors, 1997-98
Patrick Boyer, Q.C.
Immediate Past President
Vice-President, Fund Raising and Treasurer
Chair, Program Committee
Chair, 1998 Conference
Catherine Aczel Boivie
1998 Donations to Couchiching
Bank of Montreal
Canada Lands Company
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Certified General Accountants
Association of Canada
Donner Canadian Foundation
Glen Ardith-Frazer Corporation
Henry of Pelham Estate Winery
Probyn and Company
Royal Bank of Canada
The Frank Lucas Foundation
The Marjorie & Gerald Bronfman Foundation
The Toronto-Dominion Bank
University of British Columbia
Department of Continuing Education
Vickers and Benson Interactive
Catherine Aczel Boivie
Roel and Dorothy Buck
Alan B. Gold
Gordon K. McIvor
Ida and Dave Shea
Presidents Opening Remarks
Thursday, August 6, 1998, 7:30 p.m.
PATRICK BOYER, Q.C., President, CIPA
Keynote Address: Governing Canada in the next century
HON. PAUL MARTIN, Minister of Finance
Moderator: TREVOR BARTRAM, Vice-President, Program, CIPA
Global Challenges: What global forces will affect Canada
over the next generation?
Friday, August 7, 1998, 9:30 a.m.
PETER COOK, European columnist and Chef de Bureau, The Globe and Mail
THOMAS COURCHENE, Prof. Economics and Financial Policy, Queens University
ROY CULPEPER, President, The North-South Institute
Moderator: SUSAN REISLER, Host, CBC Newsworld Business News
Meeting the challenge: In a global society in crisis and
rapid change, at what do we excel; where do we fail?
Friday, August 7, 1998, 2:00 p.m.
MONIQUE JEROME-FORGET, Director, Institute for Research on Public Policy
PETER NICHOLSON, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Strategy, BCE Inc.
DAVID ZUSSMAN, President, Public Policy Forum
Moderator: MARGARET LEFEBVRE, Board of Directors, CIPA
Keynote Address: The view from outside
Friday, August 7, 1998, 7:30 p.m.
GOVERNOR JAMES BLANCHARD
Moderator: ALLAN PEARSON, Board of Directors, CIPA
Canadian enterprise and ingenuity: Success stores in institutional innovation: private sector/NGO/not-for-profit/public sector.
Saturday, August 8, 1998, 9:30 a.m.
GLENNA CARR, President, Canadian Council for Public-Private partnerships
MARTIN CONNELL, President, Calmeadow
ROBERT GREENHILL, Corporate Vice-President, Strategic Initiatives, Bombardier Inc.
Moderator: MEGAN HARRIS, 1998 Conference Chair, CIPA
An Historical perspective: Canada responding to the
challenges of the new century
Saturday, August 8, 1998, 12:30 p.m.
DR. DOUGLAS OWRAM, Vice-President (Academic), University of Calgary
Moderator: ORDE MORTON, Chair, Program, CIPA
Searching for a preferred Canadian scenario
Saturday, August 8, 1998, 7:30 p.m.
MICHAEL ADAMS, President, Environics Research Group Ltd.
MICHELINE BOUCHARD, Chairman, President & CEO, Motorola Canada Ltd.
DAN COATES, President & CEO, Scenarios for the Future
Moderator: DON DE GUERRE, Senior Social Science Advisor, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
The Canadian Essence: What will it mean to be a Canadian
in the 21st century?
Sunday, August 9, 1998, 9:30 a.m.
JOHN KIM BELL, President and Founder, The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation
RENE-DANIEL DUBOIS, Playwright, Montreal
QAJAAQ ELLSWORTH, Regional Youth Co-ordinator, Qikiqtani Inuit Association, Nunavut
JOHN GRAY, Playwright, Vancouver
BARBARA HALL, former Mayor of Toronto
SENATOR DONALD OLIVER, Nova Scotia
CAROL SHIELDS, Novelist, Manitoba
Moderator: CAROL OFF, Journalist, The National, CBC
Synthesis: Pathways to a Canadian future
Sunday, August 9, 1998, 1:15 p.m.
THERESE PAQUET-SEVIGNY, Professor, University of Quebec at Montreal; Secretary-General, ORBICOM, Network of UNESCO Chairs in Communication
Moderator: PATRICK BOYER, President, CIPA