Nov 21: Diversity in Canada / La diversité au Canada

  PERSPECTIVES: The Series What people think about the challenging issues of today   You are invited to join us for the launch of the Perspectives Series as we discuss Diversity in Canada: What’s next? Wednesday, November 21, 2018; 7:00-9:00 …

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McKENNA & CHAGGER keynote @ Year4Conference, Nov 26

  • Delta Ottawa Hotel, 101 Lyon Street

McKenna, Chagger, May, Cullen, Sahota, Woo, McGuinty,  vanKoeverden, Beatty, Daviau….. The Year 4 Conference….Y4C We want to invite you to be part of an important conference this fall – one that focuses on Year 4 of the current Parliament. What do …

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Progressive Leadership Gala 2018

Please see the link below for photos and notes on the discussion from the Pearson Centre’s Progressive Leadership Gala 2018. Progressive Leadership Gala   Progressive Leadership Gala An evening that honours progressive leadership in Canada and wil …

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Future of Work / Combating Racism; Halifax April 19-20

Halifax Roundtables / Tables rondes à Halifax All welcome… Thursday / JeudiThe Future of Work Thursday, April 19, 2018; 1:00 – 2:30 pm   L’avenir du travail Le jeudi 19 avril, 2018 ; 13h00 – 14h30   Friday / Vendredi Combating Hate & Racism Friday, …

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Women Politicians & Social Media, March1

Women Politicians & Social Media   Thursday March 1, 8:00 to 10:00 am Sir John A. Macdonald Building – Room 200, 144 Wellington Street, Ottawa   Doors will open at 7:30 am (Please arrive early to clear security!)   A discussion with Parli …

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Income Security Reform in Ontario (Ottawa, Dec 5)

  • Somerset West Community Health Centre, 55 Eccles, Ottawa

Discussion on Income Security Reform in Ontario with Special Guest George Thomson Tuesday, December 5, 2017; 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm REPORT Pearson Centre Discussion on Income Security Reform in Ontario By Terrance Hunsley, Senior Fellow, The Pearson Cen …

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1.Future of Work/ 2.Combating Hate (Vancouver Nov16)

INVITATION to TWO ROUNDTABLES 9:30 – 11:30 am Roundtable on Combating Hate: Respecting diversity, overcoming discrimination and hate; 12:00–1:30 pm Roundtable on The Future of Work Preparing for the world of less full time jobs, the “Gig Economy”, high …

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women in politics

Women in Politics, Parliament Hill; Nov 2 (Sold out)

Based on research led by Dr. Betsy MacGregor, research based on interviews with 100 women who have won and lost in politics at all levels, covering all aspects of Canadian diversity. Event on Parl Hill with MPs from all parties.

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Copyright panel 2

Copyright Reform Issues – International Panel (Nov7)

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COPYRIGHT REFORM NEEDED TO HELP CANADIANS IN THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET Canadian, global voices weigh in as feds negotiate NAFTA and ahead of soon- to-begin Copyright Act review Ottawa, Nov. 7, 2017—As the federal gove …

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Infrastructure: SOHI . CROMBIE . JEFFREY (Nov1)

INFRASTRUCTURE IN MISSISSAUGA & BRAMPTON Collaborating to meet the needs of rapid growth SOHI . CHIARELLI . CROMBIE . JEFFREY November 1, 2017; 4:00 to 6:00 pm Location: Mississauga City Hall (12th Floor); 300 City Centre Drive Mississauga Keynote spea …

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