As Canada enters its 150th anniversary, Ontario has an incredible opportunity to create economic and cultural legacies. With tourists eying Canada from around the world, the Government of Ontario has a comprehensive plan to ensure that Ontario is a first stop for travellers and that our communities benefit from a year of events and programming.
Canadians are gearing up for the 150th anniversary of Confederation and there are a number of exciting initiatives the Country is embarking upon to celebrate Canada’s big birthday. Join The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, and His Worship Jim Watson, Mayor of the City of Ottawa, for an armchair discussion moderated by Michael Crockatt, President & CEO of Ottawa Tourism. The conversation will highlight projects that are occurring both locally and nationally and how Canadians can get involved.
New technology and rapid innovation are fueling profound changes in the way that Canadians are living, working and travelling. Airbnb is contributing to the growth of this emerging sharing economy by helping people from all walks of life share their homes with guests from around the world.
Chris Lehane, Airbnb’s Head of Global Policy and Public Affairs and former White House advisor to President Bill Clinton, will share his insights on the significant economic benefits of home sharing in Toronto, Ontario, and around the world. He will discuss Airbnb’s commitment to work together with government to develop fair, easy-to-follow policies that support home sharing and allow regular people to continue to share their homes and make ends meet.
Canada is the 5th most prosperous nation in the world, but Canadian kids aren’t reaping the benefits. We rank 17th globally for the wellbeing of children, and drop to 27th place for child health and safety. We can and must do better: Canada’s future depends on it.
After Children First's initial 2016 launch on the EC platform in Toronto, we are proud to bring this important discussion to Ottawa. Join Sara L. Austin, Founder and CEO of Children First Canada alongside a panel of industry experts with the Globe and Mail’s André Picard as moderator.
The media industry is in an era of constant change. While television and radio remain dominant, technology and consumer behaviour continue to evolve at a rapid pace, impacting the industry in ways not even imagined a decade ago.
On February 28, join Mary Ann Turcke, President, Bell Media, for a fireside chat about the future of the industry: how new technologies and competitors affect traditional strategies, advertising trends and measurement, programming for multiple platforms, and the need for innovation in a global competitive landscape.