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Speeches from 2014-2015

Shelley Broader, President and CEO of Walmart Europe, Middle East, Africa and Canada

Leadership Today: Staying Ahead of the Curve in Today’s Hyper Changing World

Monday, November 17, 2014

Critical Role of Transparency in the Fight Against Corruption

Featuring Claire Woodside and Pierre Gratton in conversation with Akaash Maharaj

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Janet L. Ecker, President and CEO, Toronto Financial Services Alliance

P3s are Working: The Role of the Financial Sector in Successful Infrastructure Projects and Why You Should Care

Monday, December 1, 2014

Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, OC, Ont 29th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Holiday Luncheon

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Investment Outlook 2015 featuring Ian Russell, Thomas Caldwell and Avery Shenfeld

Investment Outlook 2015

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Samer Salameh, Executive Chairman of Pacific Future Energy

Building our future and protecting our coast: why building the worlds's greenest refinery is the key to unlocking Asian markets

Monday, January 26, 2015

Honourable Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long Term Care

The Next Phase of Ontario’s Action Plan for Health Care

Monday, February 2, 2015

Anthony Lacavera in conversation with Amanda Lang

The Internet of Things and the Future of Canada's Telecom Industry

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Phil Soper, President and CEO, Royal LePage and Brookfield Real Estate Services Inc.

The Canadian and GTA Housing Market: Room for Optimism, Cause for Concern

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Ontario’s first ever State of the North Summit

Opportunities and Challenges in the North: A panel discussion with the business and political leaders from Northern Ontario

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Robert Deluce, President and CEO, Porter Airlines Inc.

Porter Airlines: Taking off at Billy Bishop

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Honourable Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure

Opportunities and challenges facing Ontario’s economy today and into the future

Monday, May 4, 2015

Dr. Meric Gertler, President of the University of Toronto

Foundations for Canada’s Prosperity: Signposts and Directions

Friday, May 22, 2015

Dr. Laura Toogood in conversation with Mr. John Cruickshank

Journalism and PR: News Media and Public Relations in the Digital Age

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Mayor John Tory, City of Toronto

The Future of the Gardiner Expressway

Monday, June 8, 2015

Blackberry: Lessons learned from one of Canada’s most riveting technology companies

A Pioneer Series Event of the Empire Club of Canada featuring Jim Balsillie, Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada

Towards 2017: What Are We Giving to Canada

Friday, June 19, 2015

Victor G. Dodig, President and Chief Executive Officer, CIBC

The Future of Banking: Importance of Innovation and Technology

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Hina Rabbani Khar, 26th Foreign Minister of Pakistan

Realizing South Asia potential, Beyond Conflict, Perspective from Pakistan

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Ed Clark, TD Bank Group

Ed Clark, Group President and CEO, TD Bank Group

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Toronto Mayoral Debate 2014

Featuring John Tory, Olivia Chow and Doug Ford Moderated by Ryan Doyle

Friday, September 26, 2014

How Google Works, Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg in conversation with Amanda Lang

How Google Works, Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg in conversation with Amanda Lang

Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg in conversation with Amanda Lang

Wednesday, October 1, 2014