A Variety of Speakers and Topics
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:
Beata Caranci, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, TD Bank
Dr. Ernest J. Moniz, Professor of Physics and Systems Engineering, MIT, and former U.S. Secretary of Energy
Peter MacKay, PC, QC, Partner, Baker McKenzie
Lawrence Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University
Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business & Tourism
Scott Gilmore, Journalist, former diplomat and political observer
Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia
John Manley, President & CEO, Canadian Council of Chief Executives
François Legault, Premier of Québec
David Alward, former Premier of New Brunswick and Canada's Consul General to Boston
Diane Francis, Author and business journalist
Allan Rock, President & Vice Chancellor, University of Ottawa
Paul Cellucci, former U.S. Ambassador to Canada and former Governor of Massachusetts
We hope you can join us for upcoming programs!