Upcoming Events

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May 2016

11:45am-1:30pm | Hilton Toronto - Toronto l - 145 Richmond Street West , Toronto

Few sectors play as important a role as transportation in driving Canada's economic performance and connecting its citizens to one another and to the world.

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May 2016

11:30am-5:00pm | Shaw Centre (Trillium Ballroom) - 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

The City of Ottawa and its partners in the local tourism and hospitality industry have committed to positioning Ottawa as the national epicentre of celebrations for the 150th anniversary celebration of Canada’s Confederation in 2017. Significant resources have been dedicated to the creation and delivery of a comprehensive portfolio of events and attractions that will provide a unique experience in the capital and increase the influx of visitors coming to Ottawa in 2017.

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May 2016

11:45am-1:30pm | The Fairmont Chateau Laurier (Drawing Room) - 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

A new commerce has emerged that is consumer driven and technology enabled. Andrea Stairs, managing director of eBay Canada, will give an overview of the e-commerce landscape in Canada and how the Internet is enabling Canadian SMEs from all corners of the country to become successful micro-multinationals. Further, she will highlight opportunities and challenges Canadian SMEs face through cross-border trade.

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May 2016

11:45am-1:30pm | Hilton Toronto - 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto

Sinclair Davidson, renowned professor/scholar of Institutional Economics at RMIT University in Melbourne, visits Toronto as part of a cross-country tour to share insights from his conclusive research on tobacco product plain packaging in Australia. Professor Davidson will highlight key lessons other countries (including Canada) can learn from the surprising results of the Australian experiment.

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June 2016

11:30am-1:30pm | Fairmont Royal York - 100 Front Street West, Toronto

Traditional outreach methods just aren’t producing the same results as they did with previous generations. To harness the “giving power” of millennials, charities must present them with convenient, tech-driven options. In this Economic Club exclusive, our distinguished panel of experts will weigh in on how charities need to transform their approach to meet the new demands of tech-savvy millennials without alienating generous boomers.

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June 2016

11:45am-1:30pm | The Fairmont Château Laurier - 1 Rideau St., Ottawa

As our new federal government seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across Canada, countries around the world are stepping up their actions in the fight against climate change. With a highly-educated workforce, abundant natural resources, an established renewables sector and a diverse economy, Ontario has an opportunity to continue leading the transition to low-carbon prosperity at home and around the world.

Join Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne as she describes her four-part economic plan to build on Ontario’s strengths and deliver long-term economic growth and good jobs in Ottawa and across the province.‎

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June 2016

11:45am-1:30pm | The Omni King Edward Hotel - 37 King St East, Toronto

Canada has the opportunity to become this century’s supplier of choice for the world’s energy needs. But around the globe, the oil and gas industry is undergoing tremendous disruption. Canada must invest more into energy infrastructure and innovation if it going to compete and supply the world with more reliable, responsible energy.

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June 2016

11:45am-1:30pm | Fairmont Royal York - 100 Front Street West, Toronto

In an era of rapidly changing technology, creation plays a central role in supporting Canadian innovation and economic development. Join Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, as she provides an overview of the creative sector’s economic clout and role in bolstering innovation. The intersection of culture and technology holds tremendous potential for Canada’s growth and prosperity. With a historic investment of $1.9 billion in arts and culture, Canada is building a creative ecosystem that will generate economic growth and position our country as a global leader.

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June 2016

11:45am-1:30pm | Marriott Eaton Centre - 525 Bay St. , Toronto

Halifax has one of the fastest growing metropolitan economies among the 28 cities covered in the Conference Board of Canada’s Metropolitan Outlook.

Halifax ranks as one of the top 10 cities to do business in North America. It is the regional hub for finance and insurance, IT and transportation. Connected to global markets and hours from New York, Toronto and Europe, it is an excellent location for trade through its ports. Halifax’s economic growth is being driven by $129B in major projects in Atlantic Canada including shipbuilding, energy and new real estate developments.

Past Events

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May 2016

The Resurgence of Canada's West Coast Shipbuilding Industry

11:45am-1:30pm | Fairmont Chateau Laurier (Drawing Room) - 1 Rideau Street , Ottawa

 

Jonathan Whitworth, Chief Executive Officer - Seaspan

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May 2016

Fires and Floods: Disaster Proofing Canada

11:45am-1:30pm | The Fairmont Chateau Laurier (Laurier Ballroom) - 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

 

Don Forgeron , President and CEO - Insurance Bureau of Canada

5

May 2016

Change or start over? The challenge of transforming large institutions.

11:45am-1:30pm | Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel - 525 Bay St, Toronto

 

Hubert T. Lacroix, President & CEO - CBC/ Radio-Canada

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April 2016

Premier Brian Gallant: New Brunswick's Path to a Stronger, More Innovative Economy

11:45am-1:30pm | Hilton Toronto - Toronto l - 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto

 

Brian Gallant, Premier of New Brunswick -

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April 2016

The Honourable Joe Ceci to Address the Economic Club

11:45am-1:30pm | Delta Toronto - Kensington Ballroom - 75 Lower Simcoe Street, Toronto

 

The Honourable Joe Ceci, President of the Treasury Board and Alberta's Minister of Finance - MLA...

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April 2016

Canada and the United States: A Renewed Partnership

11:45am-1:30pm | Fairmont Royal York -Imperial Room- - 100 Front Street West, Toronto

 

David MacNaughton, Canada's Ambassador to the U.S. -

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March 2016

Closing the Gap: A New Era for First Nations in Canada

11:45am-1:30pm | The Fairmont Chateau Laurier - 1 Rideau Street , Ottawa

 

National Chief Perry Bellegarde, - Assembly of First Nations

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January 2016

Candace Chartier CEO, Ontario Long-Term Care Association: Action for Seniors

11:45am-1:30pm | Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel - 525 Bay Street, Toronto

 

Candace Chartier, CEO - Ontario Long Term Care Association

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January 2016

Big Talent, Big Business: Canada's best kept secret is on-screen content

11:45am-1:30pm | Fairmont Pacific Rim - Emerald Ballroom - 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver

 

Valerie Creighton , President & CEO - Canada Media Fund

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December 2015

Mayor John Tory: State of the City

11:45am-1:30am | InterContinental Hotel - 225 Front St. W., Toronto

 

John Tory , Mayor - City of Toronto

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December 2015

Canada – US Relations: Perspective on the Next Five Years

11:45am-1:30pm | Fairmont Chateau Laurier - 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

 

Ambassador Gary Doer, - Embassy of Canada in Washington

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November 2015

Leader of Ontario PC Party Patrick Brown to Address The Economic Club

11:45am-1:30pm | One King West - 1 King St W, Toronto, ON M5H 1A1, Toronto

 

Patrick Brown, Leader - PC Party Ontario

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November 2015

After the Election: Paving a Path to Prosperity Through Public-Private Cooperation

11:45am-1:30pm | Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel - 525 Bay Street, Toronto

 

Dean A. Connor, President and Chief Executive Officer - Sun Life Financial

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November 2015

4th Annual Energy Summit

7:30am-5:00pm | The Fairmont Palliser Hotel - 133 9th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

 

Aaron M. Engen, Managing Director and Co-Head - Power & Energy Infrastructure Group Investment &...
Al Reid, Executive Vice-President, Environment, Corporate Affairs & Legal - Cenovus
Bill Morris, Senior Managing Director and Canada President - Accenture
Brian Lee Crowley, Managing Director - Macdonald-Laurier Institute
C. Peter Watson, Chair and CEO - National Energy Board of Canada
Claudia Cattaneo, Western Business Columnist - National Post
David A. Bennett, Director, Communications and External Relations - FortisBC
David Wilkins, former U.S. Ambassador to Canada -
Ian D. Anderson, President - Kinder Morgan Canada
John Lowe, Executive Vice President - AltaGas Ltd.
Lauren Rooney, - Accenture
Leah Lawrence, President and Chief Executive Officer - Sustainable Development Technology Canada...
Marie-Hélène Labrie , Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Communications - Enerkem
Mary Moran, President & Chief Executive Officer - Calgary Economic Development
Soheil Asgarpour, Ph.D., FCAE, , FCIM, P.Eng., President - Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada
The Honourable Margaret McCuaig-Boyd , Minister of Energy - Government of Alberta
The Honourable Monte Solberg, P.C, Principal - New West Public Affairs
Tim McMillan, President - Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
Timothy M. Egan , President and Chief Executive Officer - Canadian Gas Association
Todd Hirsch , Chief Economist - ATB Financial

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October 2015

Premier Stephen McNeil: A New Approach to Growing the NS Economy

11:45am-1:30pm | Royal York Hotel - 100 Front St. W., Toronto

 

The Hon. Stephen McNeil , Premier - Nova Scotia

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September 2015

Global outlook: In search of an anchor

11:30am-1:30pm | One King West Hotel - 1 King St. W. , Toronto

 

Jean Boivin, Deputy Chief Investment Strategist - BlackRock Investment Institute

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September 2015

Research and Change: A Business Case for Smarter Health Care

11:45am-1:30pm | The Westin Ottawa - 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

 

Dr. Jack Kitts, President and CEO - The Ottawa Hospital

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September 2015

Big Talent, Big Business: Canada’s best kept secret is on-screen content

11:45am-1:30pm | The Fairmont Chateau Laurier - 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

 

Valerie Creighton , President & CEO - Canada Media Fund

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September 2015

Helping People Get the Housing They Can Afford

11:30am-1:30pm | Hilton Toronto - 145 Richmond St. W. , Toronto

 

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June 2015

Ted Danson: Save the Oceans, Feed the World

11:45am-1:30pm | One King West Hotel - 1 King Street West, Toronto

 

Ted Danson, Board of Directors, Oceana - Award Winning Actor

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June 2015

The Electricity Imperative

11:45am-1:30pm | The Fairmont Chateâu Laurier ~ Drawing Room - 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

 

The Honourable Sergio Marchi, P.C., President and Chief Executive Officer - Canadian Electricity...

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May 2015

Mining’s Message to Policymakers: Don’t Drop the Ball

11:45am-1:30pm | InterContinental Toronto Centre - 225 Front Street West, Toronto

 

Pierre Gratton, President and CEO - Mining Association of Canada

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May 2015

Mayor Don Iveson: A New Edmonton: New Attitude, New Opportunities

11:45am-1:30pm | One King West Hotel - 1 King Street West , Toronto

 

Don Iveson , Mayor - City of Edmonton

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April 2015

Dr. Mohamed El-Erian: Global Outlook: Geopolitical Threats and Their Impact on Economies and Markets

11:45am-1:30pm | Fairmont Royal York - Concert Hall (on level C) - 100 Front St W, Toronto

 

Dr. Mohamed El-Erian , Chief Economic Advisor - Allianz

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March 2015

Driving Innovation in Canadian Transportation

11:45am-1:30pm | Westin Ottawa - 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

 

Ian Black, General Manager (Ontario) - Uber

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February 2015

Innovation & Opportunity: Building an Entrepreneurial Ontario

7:45am-9:15am | Marriott Eaton Centre - 525 Bay St. , Toronto

 

The Hon. Kathleen Wynne , Premier of Ontario -

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February 2015

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson: Canada’s Future. Canada’s Cities.

11:45am-1:30pm | Delta Toronto *New Venue* - 75 Lower Simcoe Street, Toronto

 

Gregor Robertson , Mayor - City of Vancouver

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February 2015

Advancing transportation safety in Canada: risks and opportunities

11:45am-1:30pm | The Westin Ottawa - 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

 

Kathy Fox, Chair - Transportation Safety Board of Canada

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February 2015

The State of Diabetes in Canada

11:45am-1:30pm | The Westin Ottawa - 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

 

Richard Blickstead, President and CEO - Canadian Diabetes Association

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January 2015

The Economics of Digital Health in Canada

11:45am-1:30pm | Hilton Hotel - 145 Richmond Street West , Toronto

 

Michael Green, President and CEO - Canada Health Infoway

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January 2015

Toronto Mayor John Tory

11:45am-1:30pm | Marriott Eaton Centre - 525 Bay Street, Toronto

 

John Tory , Mayor - City of Toronto

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December 2014

Premier Wynne: Practical, Progressive and Fair Solutions to Create Growth

11:45am-1:30pm | Marriott Eaton Centre - 525 Bay Street, Toronto

 

The Hon. Kathleen Wynne , Premier of Ontario -

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December 2014

SOLD OUT-Toward a National Strategy for Financial Literacy- TORONTO

7:45am-9:30am | InterContinental Hotel - 225 Front Street West , Toronto

 

Jane Rooney, Financial Literacy Leader - Government of Canada

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December 2014

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November 2014

No place to call home: A frank discussion about housing challenges in the GTA

11:45am-1:30pm | VENUE CHANGE: InterContinental Hotel - 225 Front St. W., Toronto

 

Ed Clark , President & CEO - TD Bank Group

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November 2014

Perking Up the Coffee Market: The Club Coffee Recipe for Meeting Consumer Needs

11:45am-1:30pm | The Fairmont Château Laurier - 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

 

John Pigott , CEO - Club Coffee

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November 2014

WELLth Management: Mental Health at Work Challenge - Expert Panel

11:30am-1:30pm | Westin Bayshore Hotel - 1601 Bayshore Dr. , Vancouver

 

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November 2014

Son Excellence François Hollande, Président de la République française

12:15pm-2:30pm | Delta Ottawa City Centre Hotel - 101 Lyon St N, Ottawa

 

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September 2014

Genomics: Fuelling Canada’s growing bioeconomy

11:45am-1:30pm | The Fairmont Château Laurier - 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

 

Pierre Meulien , President and CEO - Genome Canada

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September 2014

Smart skills for a smarter Canada

11:45am-1:30pm | The Fairmont Château Laurier - 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

 

Paul Davidson, President - Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada

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September 2014

Nuclear: The Innovation Imperative

11:45am-1:30pm | One King West Hotel - 1 King West. , Toronto

 

Hugh MacDiarmid , Chairman of the Board - Terrestrial Energy

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September 2014

Canada’s Pacific Future

7:30am-8:45am | The Fairmont Château Laurier - 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

 

The Hon. Stockwell Day, PC, Senior Advisor, Chair of the Advisory Committee - Pacific Future Energy

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September 2014

WELLth Management: Mental Health at Work Challenge

11:30am-1:45pm | Fairmont Royal York - 100 Front Street West , Toronto

 

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September 2014

The Economic Future of Alberta

7:45am-9:00am | The Fairmont Palliser - 133 - 9th Avenue SW, Calgary

 

Ric McIver, Candidate for Leader of PC Party of Alberta - PC Party of Alberta

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June 2014

Jim Prentice: A Vision for Alberta

11:45am-1:30pm | The Fairmont Palliser - 133 - 9th Avenue SW, Calgary

 

Jim Prentice, PC Leadership Candidate - PC Party of Alberta

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June 2014

Diversifying Alberta's Economy

7:45am-9:00am | The Fairmont Palliser - 133-9th Avenue SW, Calgary

 

Thomas Lukaszuk, Leadership Candidate for PC Party - PC Party of Alberta

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June 2014

Somewhere Over the Rainbow: A CEO's perspective on building an inclusive company

12:15pm-2:00pm | Four Seasons Hotel - Aria Room - 60 Yorkville Ave, Toronto

 

Ed Clark , President & CEO - TD Bank Group

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June 2014

Regaining Ontario’s Competitive Edge

11:45am-1:30pm | The Hilton Hotel - 145 Richmond Street, Toronto

 

Greg Ebel, Chairman, President & CEO - Spectra Energy

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June 2014

Olivia Chow: Creating jobs through smart economic development

11:45am-1:30pm | Hilton Toronto - 145 Richmond St W., Toronto

 

Olivia Chow , City of Toronto Mayoral Candidate -

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May 2014

Show Me the Money – An Exploration of Capital Raising in Canada

11:45am-1:30am | The Fairmont Château Laurier - 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

 

Thomas A. Kloet, Chief Executive Officer - TMX Group

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May 2014

Team Canada or Bust: It's Time for Provinces to Step-up (SOLD OUT)

11:45am-1:30am | One King West Hotel - 1 King Street West, Toronto

 

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May 2014

John Tory: Toronto's Jobs and Growth Plan

11:45am-1:30pm | InterContinental Hotel, Ballroom B - 225 Front St W , Toronto

 

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May 2014

Million Jobs Plan Town Hall

2:30pm-3:30pm | Ottawa Convention Centre - 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

 

Tim Hudak, MPP Niagara West-Glanbrook, Leader - Ontario PC Party

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May 2014

Keeping Alberta Excellent

11:45am-1:30pm | The Westin Calgary - 320 4th Avenue SW, Calgary

 

Danielle Smith, Leader of the Wildrose Official Opposition and MLA for Highwood -

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April 2014

Canada’s Minister of Finance to address Economic Club of Canada

7:45am-9:00am | Fairmont Palliser - 133 9th Ave SW, Calgary

 

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April 2014

What Do Cancer Patients Want?

11:45am-1:30am | One King West Hotel - 1 King Street West , Toronto

 

Jackie Manthorne, President & CEO - Canadian Cancer Survivor Network

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April 2014

Investing in a Stronger Ontario

11:45am-1:30pm | InterContinental Hotel - 225 Front Street West , Toronto

 

The Honourable Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance - Government of Ontario

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