Table Hosts & Conversations

Tony Burman

1. Tony Burman

Ryerson School of Journalism, formerly Al Jazeera and CBC News

How Can the Media Create Powerful Socio-Economic Change?


Edward Burtynsky

2. Edward Burtynsky, O.C.

Internationally acclaimed art photographer

Depoliticizing Climate Change


Martha Hall Findlay

3. Martha Hall Findlay

Former MP and Official Opposition Critic for International Trade

How Can the Media Create Powerful Socio-Economic Change?

roger Garland

 4. Roger Garland

Chair, Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Game Organizing Committee

More Than A Game – Sport as Powerful Socio-Economic Force


Anne Golden

5. Anne Golden

President and CEO, The Conference Board of Canada

The Future of Canada’s Cities


Shirlee Sharkey

6. Shirlee M. Sharkey

President and CEO, Saint Elizabeth

Transforming Health Care Today for Tomorrow: Innovative Solution


Craig Skjerpen

7. Commander Craig Skjerpen

Former Commanding Officer, HMCS Charlottetown, Royal Canadian Navy

The Battle of Misratah – HMCS Charlottetown and Operation Mobile


Benjamin Tal

8. Benjamin Tal

Managing Director and Deputy Chief Economist, CIBC World Markets Inc.

The Post-Great Recession Economy and the Emergence of the New Mix


Tasha Kheriddin

9. Tasha Kheiriddin

Co-Host, National Affairs, CTV News Channel

Political Polarity in Canada: One-Hit Wonder or Enduring Reality?


Clayton C. Ruby

10. Clayton C. Ruby, C.M., B.A., LL.B., LL.M., LL.D. [honoris causa]

Partner, Ruby Shiller Chan Barristers

Canada’s Failing Justice System


Bernard Lord

11. Bernard Lord, O.N.B.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association; former Premier of New Brunswick

Maritime Union


Michael Clemons

12. Michael “Pinball” Clemons

Vice Chair, Toronto Argonauts;Founder, Michael “Pinball” Clemons Foundation

Tackling Social Responsibility – If You Were the Coach Which Play Would You Call?

2016 Summer Conference

The Canada Project

Identity, Citizenship, and Nationhood in a Changing World

August 5-7, 2016
The YMCA Geneva Park Conference Centre, Orillia, ON

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April 2017
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