PAST SEASONS
SPEECHES FROM
2020-2021

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Building Better in 2021

Building Better in 2021

Monday, June 28, 2021

Getting back to normal – What does it mean and what will it take?

Getting back to normal – What does it mean and what will it take?

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Back to the Ballot Box

Back to the Ballot Box

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The Future is Electric

The Future is Electric

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Getting to Net-Zero: The Role of Canada’s Transportation Sector

Getting to Net-Zero: The Role of Canada’s Transportation Sector

Monday, May 17, 2021

Confronting Anti-Asian Racism in Canada

Confronting Anti-Asian Racism in Canada

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Representation of People with Disability on Screen: A Work in Progress

Representation of People with Disability on Screen: A Work in Progress

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Indigenomics - The Emerging Strength of the Indigenous Economy

Indigenomics - The Emerging Strength of the Indigenous Economy

Monday, April 12, 2021

Here comes the boom: Protecting deposits and the financial system during the post-pandemic recovery

Here comes the boom: Protecting deposits and the financial system during the post-pandemic recovery

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

The Future of Renewable Fuels and Low-Carbon Leadership in the Canadian Fuels Sector

The Future of Renewable Fuels and Low-Carbon Leadership in the Canadian Fuels Sector

Monday, March 8, 2021

Women Who Lead: Celebrating International Women's Day

Women Who Lead: Celebrating International Women's Day

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Black music and its influence on North American Music: in partnership with Hugh’s Room Live

Black music and its influence on North American Music: in partnership with Hugh’s Room Live

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

How Can Canada Build Back Better? The OECD’s Advice

How Can Canada Build Back Better? The OECD’s Advice

Friday, February 19, 2021

Vaccine Hesitancy: Convincing Canadians the Importance of Vaccines

Vaccine Hesitancy: Convincing Canadians the Importance of Vaccines

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Black Prosperity: Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders

Black Prosperity: Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Celebrating POET Technologies Inc: Making Money in the Global Photonics Industry

Celebrating POET Technologies Inc: Making Money in the Global Photonics Industry

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Systemic Racism, Housing, and the Realities of Black Canadians

Systemic Racism, Housing, and the Realities of Black Canadians

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Rick Leary, Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) in conversation with Leslie Woo, Chief Executive Officer, CivicAction

Rick Leary, Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) in conversation with Leslie Woo, Chief Executive Officer, CivicAction

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Ready to Restart: Toronto’s path forward beyond COVID-19

Mayor of Toronto, John Tory

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Annual Investment Outlook 2021: Making Money in Volatile Markets

Annual Investment Outlook 2021: Making Money in Volatile Markets

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Nation Builder Award 2020

Nation Builder Award 2020

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Post Covid: Small Business Success

Post Covid: Small Business Success

Monday, December 7, 2020

Rahul Bhardwaj, President and CEO, Institute of Corporate Directors in conversation with Ivey Business Journal Editor, Tom Watson

Rahul Bhardwaj, President and CEO, Institute of Corporate Directors in conversation with Ivey Business Journal Editor, Tom Watson

Friday, December 4, 2020

A Roadmap for Canada’s Black Youth, Defining Recognition and Development under the UN Decade for People of African Descent and UN75

A Roadmap for Canada’s Black Youth, Defining Recognition and Development under the UN Decade for People of African Descent and UN75

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Sean Finn, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Services and Chief Legal Officer, CN

Sean Finn, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Services and Chief Legal Officer, CN

Thursday, December 3, 2020

The Honourable Doug Downey,
Attorney General of Ontario, In Conversation with Vivene Salmon, Past President, Canadian Bar Association

The Honourable Doug Downey,
Attorney General of Ontario, In Conversation with Vivene Salmon, Past President, Canadian Bar Association

Friday, November 20, 2020

Blake Hutcheson - President & Chief Executive Officer, OMERS

Blake Hutcheson - President & Chief Executive Officer, OMERS

Thursday, November 19, 2020

The Honourable Prabmeet Sarkaria - Ontario Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction, in conversation with The Honourable Lisa Raitt Vice-Chair, Global Investment Banking, CIBC Capital Markets

The Honourable Prabmeet Sarkaria - Ontario Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction, in conversation with The Honourable Lisa Raitt Vice-Chair, Global Investment Banking, CIBC Capital Markets

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

The WHO, Canada and the Way Ahead

The WHO, Canada and the Way Ahead

Friday, November 13, 2020

Mark Poweska, President & CEO, Hydro One in Conversation with Rocco Rossi, President & CEO, Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Mark Poweska, President & CEO, Hydro One in Conversation with Rocco Rossi, President & CEO, Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, November 5, 2020

The Future of the Workplace

The Future of the Workplace

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities

The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities

Friday, October 30, 2020

The Honourable Lisa MacLeod Ontario Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Cultural Industries’

The Honourable Lisa MacLeod Ontario Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Cultural Industries’

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

2020 U.S. Presidential Election Panel

2020 U.S. Presidential Election Panel

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Michael Medline, President & CEO, Empire Company and Sobeys

Michael Medline, President & CEO, Empire Company and Sobeys

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Post Covid: The Future of Downtown

Post Covid: The Future of Downtown

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Ambassador Bob Rae

Ambassador Bob Rae

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

In conversation with Mike Rencheck, President and CEO of Bruce Power on Canada’s goal of Net-Zero by 2050 and the critical role of nuclear power.

In conversation with Mike Rencheck, President and CEO of Bruce Power on Canada’s goal of Net-Zero by 2050 and the critical role of nuclear power.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Canada’s Tourism Industry: Impact and Recovery Outlook for 2020 and Beyond

Canada’s Tourism Industry: Impact and Recovery Outlook for 2020 and Beyond

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The Impact of the Pandemic on Women's Advancement during Recovery
Overcoming Setbacks and Promoting Change for the Better

The Impact of the Pandemic on Women's Advancement during Recovery
Overcoming Setbacks and Promoting Change for the Better

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Covid-19 and Canadian Women: Mental Health, Money and Societal Shifts

Covid-19 and Canadian Women: Mental Health, Money and Societal Shifts

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Preventing the next pandemic-like event

Preventing the next pandemic-like event

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

The Power of Black Female Leadership

The Power of Black Female Leadership