In addition to conferences and workshops, the Council conducts several luncheon/breakfast meetings throughout the year featuring Canadian and American business and political leaders.
Corporate executives, Ambassadors, Canadian and American government leaders, journalists and other thought- leaders have stood at the podium to brief members about timely North American, regional, and industry-specific issues and trends.
Past speakers include:
Diane Francis, Author and business journalist
Lawrence Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University
David Johnston, Governor-General of Canada
Brian Gallant, Premier of New Brunswick
Paul LePage, Governor of Maine
Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia
John Manley, President & CEO, Canadian Council of Chief Executives
Philippe Couillard, Premier of Quebec
David Alward, former Premier of New Brunswick and Canada's Consul General to Boston
Westley Thompson, President, Sun Life Financial U.S.
Allan Rock, President & Vice Chancellor, University of Ottawa
Paul Cellucci, former U.S. Ambassador to Canada and former Governor of Massachusetts
U.S. Government Announces Plans to Put Tariffs on Canadian Softwood Lumber Published April 25th, 2017
On April 24, the U.S. Commerce Department announced its investigation has once again concluded that softwood lumber imports are unfairly subsidized. As noted by the CBC:
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Calendar Of Events
May Luncheon Meeting Wednesday, May 17, 2017 11:30a.m.-02:00p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Mike Savage, Mayor, Halifax, NSHampshire House, 84 Beacon Street, Boston, MAL…